Salty Foods

As new guidelines urge reducing salt intake, The Daily Beast measures which favorite menu items—from Applebee's fajitas to Weight Watchers' chicken—double as sodium bombs.

1, Sizzling Skillet Fajita – Steak

Applebee's

Calories: 1,400
Sodium (mg): 6,800 (3.0 days worth of salt)

2, Jalapeño Smokehouse Burger with Ranch

Chili's

Calories: 2,160
Sodium (mg): 6,450 (2.8 days worth of salt)

3, Texas Cheese Fries with Chili and Ranch

Chili's

Calories: 2,100
Sodium (mg): 5,960 (2.6 days worth of salt)

4, Appetizer Sampler

Applebee's

Calories: 2,410
Sodium (mg): 5,620 (2.4 days worth of salt)

5, Weight Watchers Chipotle Lime Chicken

Applebee's

Calories: 500
Sodium (mg): 5,250 (2.3 days worth of salt)

6, Buffalo Chicken Fajitas

Chili's

Calories: 950
Sodium (mg): 5,120 (2.2 days worth of salt)

7, Western Cheese Fries

LongHorn Steakhouse

Calories: 1,730
Sodium (mg): 4,940 (2.1 days worth of salt)

8, Loaded Waffle Fries

Friendly's

Calories: 1,650
Sodium (mg): 4,720 (2.1 days worth of salt)

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9, Thick Cut Bone-In Ham & Eggs

IHOP

Calories: 1,170
Sodium (mg): 4,310 (1.9 days worth of salt)

10, Boneless Buffalo Wings

LongHorn Steakhouse

Calories: 990
Sodium (mg): 4,240 (1.8 days worth of salt)

11, Wild West Shrimp

LongHorn Steakhouse

Calories: 760
Sodium (mg): 4,180 (1.8 days worth of salt)

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12, Country Chicken Fried Steak and Eggs with Sausage Gravy

IHOP

Calories: 1,680
Sodium (mg): 4,050 (1.8 days worth of salt)

13, Bowl of Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup

Friendly's

Calories: 560
Sodium (mg): 3,940 (1.7 days worth of salt)

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14, Big Country Breakfast

IHOP

Calories: 1,790
Sodium (mg): 3,910 (1.7 days worth of salt)

15, Chicken Fajita Quesadilla

Friendly's

Calories: 1,540
Sodium (mg): 3,870 (1.7 days worth of salt)

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16, Tour of Italy Pasta

Olive Garden

Calories: 1,450
Sodium (mg): 3,830 (1.7 days worth of salt)

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17, Shrimp Carbonara

Ruby Tuesday

Calories: 1,368
Sodium (mg): 3,766 (1.6 days worth of salt)

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18, Spicy Chicken Buffalo Melt

Denny's

Calories: 860
Sodium (mg): 3,760 (1.6 days worth of salt)

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19, Grilled Shrimp Caprese

Olive Garden

Calories: 900
Sodium (mg): 3,490 (1.5 days worth of salt)

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20, Meat Lovers Scramble

Denny's

Calories: 1,140
Sodium (mg): 3,410 (1.5 days worth of salt)

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21, Sunrise Quesadilla California Club

Ruby Tuesday

Calories: 1,795
Sodium (mg): 3,395 (1.5 days worth of salt)

22, Chicken Parmigiana

Olive Garden

Calories: 1,090
Sodium (mg): 3,380 (1.5 days worth of salt)

23, Parmesan Shrimp Pasta

Ruby Tuesday

Calories: 1,050
Sodium (mg): 3,270 (1.4 days worth of salt)

24, Baconator Triple

Wendy's

Calories: 1,330
Sodium (mg): 3,150 (1.4 days worth of salt)

25, Turkey and Dressing

Bob Evan's

Calories: 650
Sodium (mg): 2,814 (1.2 days worth of salt)

26, Thai Linguine with Shrimp and Chicken

California Pizza Kitchen

Calories: 1,542
Sodium (mg): 2,741 (1.2 days worth of salt)

27, Chicken Parmesan with Meat Sauce

Bob Evan's

Calories: 1,160
Sodium (mg): 2,739 (1.2 days worth of salt)

28, Double Cheeseburger

Denny's

Calories: 1,420
Sodium (mg): 2,720 (1.2 days worth of salt)

29, Bold Buffalo Boneless Wings

Wendy's

Calories: 520
Sodium (mg): 2,630 (1.1 days worth of salt)

30, Slow-Roasted Chicken Pot Pie

Bob Evan's

Calories: 862
Sodium (mg): 2,623 (1.1 days worth of salt)