5. Hot Dogs and Sausages
Hot dogs and sausages are the favorite option for quick lunch or dinner entree. They are a part of processed meat category and contain high amounts of sodium.
Two servings of hot dogs or sausages contain 520-680 milligrams of sodium, 23 grams of total fat and 7 grams of saturated fat per serving. Studies say that processed meats can increase the risks of heart disease by 42% and diabetes by 19%.
It is a better option to switch to lean meat which contain lower amounts of sodium such as poultry, pork, roasted beef and seafood like fishes, shrimps to name a few.
Low-sodium and low-fat sausages and hot dogs are also available today in supermarkets, which could be a healthy alternative to those who love hotdogs and sausages in their meal.