Starbucks Apple Bran MuffinWhat says wholesome like an apple bran muffin? You can grab one at Starbucks and think you're healthifying, but at a whopping 520 mg of salt, you'd better plan on salad for dinner because federal guidelines recommend no more than 2300 mg in an entire day.
McDonald's Chocolate Triple ThickSalt in a milk shake? There's lots of it hidden in McDonald's large chocolate shake - 510 mgs to be exact or nearly 21 percent of your recommended daily intake.
Dairy Queen Pecan MudslideA DQ Pecan Mudslide sounds like a naughty idea because it is. But aside from the fat and sugar, it's packing a naughty surprise - 320mg of salt. That's twice as much as a 1 oz. bag of Doritos.
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Duncan Hines Devils Food CakeYou might think you're safe if you bake your own. Not true if you buy Duncan Hines Devils Food Cake and frost it with chocolate. Have a slice and that will be 380mg of your salt allowance,please.
Cakes and pastries can be surprisingly high in sodium. Baking powder is one of the main culprits.
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Krispy Kreme Cake DonutFew things say simple pleasure like a Krispy Kreme Cake Donut. But if you choose to indulge in this treat, remember that you're getting 320 mg of salt.
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Starbucks Blueberry SconeOne feels so elegant and civilized ordering a scone, no? Maybe, but nibble on a Starbucks Blueberry Scone and bank 420 mg worth of salt, that's almost as much as a slice of Domino's 14" cheese pizza.