Sodium - foods, RDA, deficiency & supplements

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Sodium RDA - recommended daily allowance

RDA US* RDA DACH (EU)**
Age group
Female Male Female Male
14-18 y 1500 mg 1500 mg 1500 mg 1500 mg
19-30 y 1500 mg 1500 mg 1500 mg 1500 mg
31-50 y 1500 mg 1500 mg 1500 mg 1500 mg
51-70 y 1500 mg 1500 mg 1500 mg 1500 mg
> 70 y 1500 mg 1500 mg 1500 mg 1500 mg
Pregnant 1500 mg 1500 mg
Lactating 1500 mg 1500 mg
Sources:
  • * Recommended daily allowance values from the National Institute of Health - Office of Dietary supplementation. Go to source
  • ** Recommended daily allowance values from the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) in Germany - Federal Institute for Risk Assessment. Go to source

Sodium low-carb and keto foods

per 100g per serving
Food Sodium (mg) Carbs Sodium (mg) Carbs
Anchovy (salted) 5000 0 250 0
Matjes fillet 4600 1 6900 1.5
Rolled pickled herring 3500 1 2800 0.8
Pollack (in oil) 2900 0 1450 0
Beef ribs (cooked) 2450 0.001 3675 0.0015
Lachsschinken 2400 0 480 0
Salami 2130 0.001 532.5 0.00025
Pork ham (smoked) 2100 0 420 0
Pork bacon (smoked) 1770 0 531 0
Landjaeger sausage 1730 0.001 519 0.0003
Roquefort cheese (50% fdm) 1500 0 450 0
Pork bacon (marbled) 1400 0 420 0
Nuremberg sausages 1400 1 700 0.5
Gorgonzola (cheese) 1400 0 420 0
White varnish (45% fdm) 1400 0 420 0
Camel sausage 1380 0.001 690 0.0005
Salami (light) 1290 1 322.5 0.25
Turkey salami 1270 0.001 254 0.0002
Cervelat sausage 1260 0.001 315 0.00025
Vinegar-oil dressing 1250 1 187.5 0.15
Mettwurst (air-dried) 1250 0 375 0
Turkey breast (cold cuts) 1220 1 305 0.25
Italian dressing (italian) 1200 10 180 1.5
Teewurst rügenwalder 1200 1 360 0.3
Brie cheese (40% fdm) 1200 0 360 0
Blue cheese (50% fdm) 1200 1 360 0.3
Cured pork (grilled) 1200 0 1200 0
Teewurst rügenwalder (light) 1190 0.001 357 0.0003
Frankfurter sausages 1180 0.001 1180 0.001
Cabanossi 1100 0.001 275 0.00025