Click to enlargeNo Salt Foods

No Salt Foods

On a low sodium diet, you are counting the milligrams of sodium in everything you eat. While just about every food imaginable seems to be ridiculously high in sodium, there are some that are sodium free. It will help you knowing which foods these are.

The foods listed below contain no salt based on the serving size listed.

Zero milligrams of sodium per serving

  • Baking
  • Flax seeds, 3 tablespoons - 0 mg
  • Flour, white unbleached, whole wheat, whole grain, 1 cup - 0 mg - Note: do not mistakenly use self rising flour, it has 1,587 mgs per cup.
  • Honey, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Sugar, granulated, 1 teaspoon - 0 mg
  • Sugar, powdered, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon - 0 mg
  • Cereal
  • Cream of wheat, not instant, 1 packet - 0 mg
  • Farina, 3 tablespoons - 0 mg
  • Grits, corn, 1/4 cup - 0 mg
  • Malt-O-Meal original, 3 tablespoons - 0 mg
  • Oatmeal, old fashioned/quick (not instant), 1/2 cup - 0 mg
  • Puffed rice, 1 cup - 0 mg
  • Puffed wheat, 1 cup - 0 mg
  • Shredded wheat, check package, most brands are - 0 mg
  • Desserts
  • Popsicles, most flavors, check packaging - 0 mg
  • Fruit
  • Apples, 1 medium - 0 mg
  • Apricot, raw, 1 apricot - 0 mg
  • Banana, 1 medium - 0 mg
  • Cherries, sweet, raw, 10 cherries - 0 mg
  • Dates, dried, 1.4 oz/5-6 pcs - 0 mg
  • Fruit leather, apricot, mango, tropical, berry, blackberry, strawberry, .5 oz bar - 0 mg
  • Grapes, 1-1/2 cups - 0 mg
  • Grapefruit, raw, pink, red and white, 1/2 grapefruit - 0 mg
  • Kiwi, 2 medium - 0 mg
  • Lemon juice, raw, juice of one lemon - 0 mg
  • Lime juice, bottled, 3 oz - 0 mg
  • Mango, 1/2 fresh - 0 mg
  • Nectarines, 1 medium - 0 mg
  • Oranges, 1 medium - 0 mg
  • Peaches, raw, 1 cup - 0 mg
  • Pears, 1 medium - 0 mg
  • Plums, raw, 1 plum - 0 mg
  • Raspberries, 1 cup - 0 mg
  • Strawberries, raw, 1 strawberry - 0 mg
  • Tangerine, 1 medium - 0 mg
  • Jams, Preserves, and Fruit Spreads
  • Most are sodium free, check nutrition facts label to confirm - 0 mg
  • Nuts, unsalted
  • Almonds, 1 oz or 24 nuts - 0 mg
  • Brazil nuts, 1/4 cup - 0 mg
  • Hazelnuts, filberts, 1 ounce - 0 mg
  • Pecans, 1 oz (20 halves) - 0 mg
  • Walnuts, 1 oz - 0 mg
  • Oils and Vinegars
  • Garlic oil, 1 teaspoon - 0 mg
  • Olive, salad, or cooking oil, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Peanut oil, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Sesame oil, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Soybean, salad, or cooking oil, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Vegetable corn oil, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Vegetable oil, canola, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Vegetable oil, safflower, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Vegetable oil, sunflower, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Vinegar, all, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Rice
  • Brown, white, Jasmine, 1/4 cup - 0 mg
  • Salad Dressings
  • Oil and vinegar, home recipe, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Spices
  • Basil, fresh, 1 oz - 0 mg
  • Bay leaf, dried, 1 teaspoon - 0 mg
  • Cornstarch, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Cucumber, 1/3 medium - 0 mg
  • Oregano, 1 teaspoon - 0 mg
  • Vegetables
  • Asparagus, raw, 5 medium spears - 0 mg
  • Avocado, 1.1 oz or 1/3 medium - 0 mg
  • Beans, green, raw and frozen, 1 cup - 0 mg
  • Chives, 1 tablespoon - 0 mg
  • Corn, sweet, 2/3 cup - 0 mg
  • Edamame, frozen (C&W), 1/2 cup - 0 mg
  • Garlic, 1 oz/1 clove - 0 mg
  • Lettuce, butterhead, 1 leaf - 0 mg
  • Onion, raw, 1 slice - 0 mg
  • Peppers, sweet, green, raw, 1 ring - 0 mg
  • Potato, 1 medium - 0 mg
  • Squash, acorn, 3 oz or 3/4 cup - 0 mg
  • Squash, butternut, 3 oz or 3/4 cup - 0 mg
  • Tomatillos, 1 medium - 0 mg