Fast food is convenient, but it can be salty. Americans eat about 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day, more than the suggested 2,300 milligrams and double the 1,500 mg for people who are over 50, are African-American, or who have hypertension, diabetes or kidney disease.
While "fast food isn't going to wreck anyone's diet if consumed on occasion," you should limit sodium, says Rima Kleiner, a Virginia-based nutritionist.
Here are some of the worst fast-food meals for sodium, and better options. (via Health.com)