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10 Salty Snacks That Won’t Blow Up Your Waistline

Thu., Jan. 19, 2012 11:41 AM EDT
by Devon Chatman

If you’re in the mood for something salty but want to stay within the guidelines of your New Year’s resolution to get fit, read on. Too much salt can lead to a multitude of issues, including hypertension, high blood pressure, kidney disorders and dehydration. The following are 10 salty snacks under 150 calories that won’t send you to an early grave.

  1. Salted cashews (16 nuts): 147 calories, 77 milligrams of sodium
  2. One and a half cups of edamame in pods: 150 calories, 45 milligrams of sodium
  3. Two and a half cups of oil-popped popcorn: 138 calories, 243 milligrams of sodium
  4. One slice of whole wheat bread (100 calories, 130 milligrams of sodium) smeared with one tablespoon of hummus (35 calories, 60 milligrams of sodium): 135 calories, 190 milligrams of sodium
  5. One ounce of Snyder’s Organic Honey Wheat pretzels: 130 calories, 210 milligrams of sodium
  6. One Horizon Organic Mozzarella String Cheese Stick (80 calories, 170 milligrams of sodium) paired with 6 Kashi TLC Pita Chips (65 calories, 98 milligrams of sodium): 145 calories, 268 milligrams of sodium
  7. Salted almonds (22 nuts): 143 calories, 81 milligrams of sodium
  8. One Lundberg Organic Brown Rice Cake (70 calories, 55 milligrams of sodium) smeared with one ounce of garden vegetable cream cheese (82 calories, 146 milligrams of sodium): 152 calories, 201 milligrams of sodium
  9. 15 Whole Wheat Triscuit Thin Crisps (130 calories, 180 grams of sodium) and four green olives (20 calories, 192 milligrams of sodium): 150 calories, 372 milligrams of sodium
  10. One ounce of Barbara’s Bakery Baked Cheese Puffs: 150 calories, 200 milligrams of sodium

source: fitsugar

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