Best Pantry Picks for a Low-Sodium Diet

Canned Tuna
We recommend these low-sodium and no-salt-added pantry staples. From condiments and vegetables to soup and meat, each product meets government standards to be labeled as a low-sodium food.

Foods for a Low-Sodium Pantry

Make your pantry heart-healthy with these delicious low-sodium products. We searched grocery shelves high and low for the best salt-free and low-sodium condiments, veggies, beans, soups, tomato products, and meat.

We also checked out the calorie, fat, and cholesterol content--making it easy for you to choose items to fit your meal plan.

Low-Sodium Pick: Salad Dressing

Product Name: Consorzio fat-free salad dressing, assorted flavors

Nutrition Facts (1 tablespoon):
Calories: 15
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 10 mg

Heart-Healthy Tip: Try these zesty dressings with our favorite

Low-Sodium Pick: Canned Chicken

Product Name: Hormel breast of chicken in water, no salt added

Nutrition Facts (2 ounces):
Calories: 50
Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 30 mg
Sodium: 70 mg

Low-Sodium Pick: Canned Corn

Product Name: Green Giant Niblets sweet corn, no salt added

Nutrition Facts (1/3 cup)
Calories: 15
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 10 mg

Low-Sodium Pick: Dill Pickles

Product Name: B&G Crunchy Kosher Dill Chips, unsalted

Nutrition Facts (1 ounce, or about 5 pieces):
Calories: 30
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 0 mg

Low-Sodium Pick: Marinade

Product Name: Mrs. Dash marinade, assorted flavors, salt-free

Nutrition Facts (1 tablespoon)
Calories: 25
Fat: 1.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 0 mg

Heart-Healthy Tip: Mix marinades with no-salt-added ketchup for a tangy barbecue sauce.

Low-Sodium Pick: Canned Green Beans and Peas

Product Name: Del Monte fresh cut French-style green beans and sweet peas, no salt added

Nutrition Facts (1/2 cup)
Calories: 20 (green beans), 60 (peas)
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 10 mg

Low-Sodium Pick: Canned Chicken Broth

Product Name: Shelton's all-natural chicken broth, fat free, low sodium

Nutrition Facts (1 cup):
Calories: 1
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 60 mg

Heart-Healthy Tip: Try this low-sodium broth in our

Low-Sodium Pick: Tomato Paste, Tomato Sauce, and Stewed Tomatoes

Product Name: Hunt's tomato products, no salt added

Nutrition Facts for Paste (2 tablespoons): Calories: 30
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 30 mg

Nutrition Facts for Sauce (1/4 cup):
Calories: 30
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 20 mg

Nutrition Facts for Stewed (1/2 cup):
Calories: 40
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 30 mg

Low-Sodium Pick: Canned Soup

Product Name: Health Valley Organic soup, no salt added

Nutrition Facts for Tomato Soup (1 cup):
Calories: 80
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 35 mg

Nutrition Facts for Lentil Soup (1 cup):
Calories: 100
Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 25 mg

Low-Sodium Pick: Canned Mushrooms

Product Name: Giorgio mushrooms, pieces & stems, no salt added

Nutrition Facts (1/2 cup):
Calories: 15
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 25 mg

Heart-Healthy Tip:

Low-Sodium Pick: Canned Beans

Product Name: Eden Organic beans, no salt added

Nutrition Facts for Pinto Beans (1/2 cup):
Calories: 110
Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 15 mg

Nutrition Facts for Kidney Beans (1/2 cup):
Calories: 100
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 15 mg

Nutrition Facts for Garbanzo Beans (1/2 cup):
Calories: 130
Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 30 mg

Heart-Healthy Tip: Rising regular canned beans cuts sodium by up to 45 percent.

Low-Sodium Pick: Canned Black Olives

Product Name: Lindsay medium pitted olives, low sodium

Nutrition Facts (5 olives):
Calories: 25
Fat: 2.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 40 mg

Heart-Healthy Budget Tip: Major brands often sell regular and low-sodium varieties for the same price. Organic brands usually cost more.

Low-Sodium Pick: Canned Tuna

Product Name: Crown Prince Tongol tuna in spring water, no salt added

Nutrition Facts (1/4 cup):
Calories: 70
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 35 mg
Sodium: 35 mg

Heart-Healthy Tip: Try this tuna in our

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