Kids and sodium: pizza, sandwiches, breads salt culprits

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Americans, as a whole, eat too much sodium. But a new CDC report says that includes 9 out of 10 kids. (WPVI)

Americans, as a whole, eat too much sodium.

But a new CDC report says that includes 9 out of 10 kids.

They should only have 19-2,300 milligrams.

But, they average more than 3,200 milligrams - that's not including if they add their own salt to food.

Teens consume even more salt in their food.

The CDC report says lunch accounts for about a third of the sodium, while dinner accounts for nearly 40 percent.

Pizza is the top culprit, followed by Mexican dishes, sandwiches - including burgers - breads, cold cuts and soups.
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