10 Health Reasons Vegetables Can Be Harmful

2. Sodium In Canned Vegetables

People who watch their sodium intake because of hypertension or heart disease should be wary of filling up on canned vegetables. “Sometimes, canned vegetables can have half of the recommended daily amount of sodium,” which is between 1,500 and 2,300 milligrams daily, Rumsey says. “Choose no-salt-added or low-sodium versions. Certain vegetables, including corn and peas, can also be rinsed to wash away some of the excess salt.

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