Published On: Feb 08 2012 10:54:15 AM CSTUpdated On: Feb 19 2015 04:44:04 AM CST
Americans are notorious for consuming salty foods. Nearly 90 percent of all Americans eat too much salt, which increases their chances of developing hypertension, a risk factor for heart disease and stroke.
Time.com helps break down a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The study found that 10 foods account for 44 percent of all the sodium Americans eat. See what the foods are and the percentages they account for.
Bread and rolls, 7.4%
Cold cuts/cured meats, 5.1%
Fresh and processed poultry, 4.5%
Sandwiches like cheeseburgers, 4%
Pasta dishes like spaghetti with meat sauce, 3.3%
Meat dishes such as meatloaf with tomato sauce, 3.2%
Snacks, including chips, pretzels, popcorn and puffs, 3.1%
A Santa Barbara Coffee Shop on a busy corner for more than 20 years is no longer going to be the daily perk for many customers. The Coffee Cat on Anacapa and Anapamu Streets is going to close at the end of this month.
The water release for downstream users from Cachuma Lake to the lower Santa Ynez River is ending early. Water officials say the annual pre set allocation was released quicker than past years and the allotment is moving all the way to Lompoc as scheduled.