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According to Profeco, peanuts with the highest sodium content can harm health

sodium is essential for the body But only in sufficient quantities, since excess consumption in the daily diet can cause various health problems by becoming a risk factor for high blood pressure, heart, brain and kidney problems, explains the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS).

The World Health Organization (WHO) states that people consume more sodium than they need for their physical activity.

That’s why it issued guidelines for sodium intake in children and adults, recommending reduce your intake to under 2000 mg (5 g salt) per day in the case of adults and children, it should be reduced in proportion to their energy needs.

Too much sodium can cause health problems. Photo: pixabay

Peanuts with More Sodium

In a study published in consumer magazineIt has been explained that even though salt is the largest source of sodium in the diet, Another portion is ingested through industrialized foods. Which add additives, flavorings or preservatives.

Although there are many foods that have high sodium content, this time we will mention them The peanuts that Profeco detected had higher levels of this mineral.

according to the sodium detector PredictionThese are the brands of peanuts with the highest sodium content, expressed in milligrams per 100 grams of the product.

Japanese Style Peanuts

  • Mefer 436 mg
  • Karate 391 mg
  • Nuts 388 mg

Chili Lime Flavored Covered Peanuts

salted peanuts

  • Golden Nuts 625 mg
  • Mefer 567 mg
  • Pressissimo 550 mg
  • Nuts 520 mg

Profeco emphasizes that it is important to read labels before purchasing products and Check Your Nutritional Declaration To choose foods that have a low sodium content.

Also remember that the main benefit of reducing salt intake is Reduction in arterial hypertension.

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