How Much Sodium Is In Sunflower Seeds: Can Sunflower Seeds Be Low Sodium?

How Much Sodium Is In Sunflower Seeds: Can Sunflower Seeds Be Low Sodium?

Sunflower seeds are a healthy and delicious snack, but they can be high in sodium. The good news is that there are many low-sodium sunflower seed options available.

How Much Sodium Is in Sunflower Seeds?

The amount of sodium in sunflower seeds varies depending on the brand and flavor. Plain, unsalted sunflower seeds have about 10 milligrams of sodium per ounce. However, flavored sunflower seeds can have much more sodium. For example, a serving of SMACKIN' OG Orginal Sunflower Seeds has 540 milligrams per serving of sodium vs. David's Original Jumbo Sunflower Seeds has 2820 milligrams of sodium.

How High Is David's Sodium Content?

David's Original Jumbo Sunflower Seeds have 2,820 milligrams of sodium per serving. This is equivalent to 113% of the daily recommended intake of sodium for adults. For people who are trying to limit their sodium intake, this can be a lot of sodium in one snack.

How Much Lower Are SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds?

SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds have a much lower sodium content than David's Original Jumbo Sunflower Seeds. A serving of SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds has only 540 milligrams of sodium, which is just 15% of the daily recommended intake of sodium for adults. This makes SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds a much better choice for people who are looking for a low-sodium snack.

Here is a table comparing the sodium content of David's Original Jumbo Sunflower Seeds and SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds:

Brand Serving Size Sodium per serving (mg)
David's Original Jumbo Sunflower Seeds 30g 2,820
SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds 30g 540

As you can see, SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds have a much lower sodium content than David's Original Jumbo Sunflower Seeds. This makes SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds a much better choice for people who are looking for a low-sodium snack.

How to Choose Low-Sodium Sunflower Seeds

If you're looking for low-sodium sunflower seeds like SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds, there are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Look for brands that label their products as "low sodium" or "reduced sodium."
  • Choose plain, unsalted sunflower seeds.
  • Avoid flavored sunflower seeds, especially those that are heavily salted.
  • If you're not sure how much sodium is in a particular brand of sunflower seeds, check the nutrition label.
  • Double check it is for the entire seed (shell hull and seed) and not the inside of shell (seed).

SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds: Low Sodium and Flavorful

SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds are a great option for people who are looking for low-sodium sunflower seeds that still taste great. Our seeds are roasted and salted to perfection, but we use less salt than most other brands. That means you can enjoy all the flavor of SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds without the added sodium.

SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds are also a good source of protein and fiber. They're a great way to satisfy your hunger and keep you feeling full between meals.

So if you're looking for a low-sodium, flavorful sunflower seed snack, SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds are the perfect choice for you. Try them today and see for yourself why we're the best flavored sunflower seeds around!

Here are some other tips for choosing low-sodium sunflower seeds:

  • Buy sunflower seeds in the bulk section of your grocery store. This way, you can control how much salt you add.
  • Roast your own sunflower seeds at home. This is a great way to save money and control the sodium content.
  • Add your own seasonings to sunflower seeds. This is a great way to add flavor without adding sodium.

No matter how you choose to enjoy them, sunflower seeds are a healthy and delicious snack that can fit into a healthy diet. So next time you're looking for a snack, reach for a handful of SMACKIN' Sunflower Seeds!

 


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