Sodium Diet Food List - List II


LIST II: FOODS WITH MODERATE SODIUM CONTENT - These foods must be limited in amounts as specified.

MILK

  • (Whole, Carnation Instant Nonfat, diluted evaporated, skim, low fat) - Limit to 2 cups daily.

EGGS

  • Limit 1 per day

MEAT/FISH/FOWL
(Other than those in LIST III) - Limit to 6 oz. cooked weight daily.

  • Fresh crab, lobster, shrimp, scallops, brains, kidneys, and frozen fish which have been cooked in brine contain higher amounts of sodium than other fresh meats. These foods should be chosen infrequently.

DESSERTS
Limit to one choice per day - serving portion as indicated

  • Cake - 1 1/2 oz.
  • Cookies, assorted - 1 oz
  • Gelatin - 1/2 cup
  • Ice cream - 1/2 cup
  • Regular cooked puddings such as tapioca, rice, etc. - 1/2 cup
  • Sherbet - 1/2 cup

VEGETABLES
Limit to one choice per day - 1/2 cup serving only (fresh, frozen or salt-free canned)

  • Beets
  • Collard Greens
  • Carrots
  • Chard
  • Dandelion Greens
  • Celery
  • Frozen Lima Beans
  • Frozen Peas
  • Kale
  • Mustard Greens
  • Turnips, white