Diet quiz: Test your sodium IQ


The estimated sodium intake for Americans ages 2 years and older is about 50 percent more than the recommended limit of 2,300 milligrams per day, putting all of us at an increased risk for hypertension, kidney disease, and stroke. The new 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans advise that 50 percent of people should only consume 1,500 milligrams a day. Take this quiz to discover how savvy you are about sodium.