Top 8 Unhealthiest Deli Meats—Ranked by Sodium

Bar-S Chicken Bologna

Despite a moderate sodium content per slice, this chicken bologna becomes high in sodium when consumed in standard serving sizes, with 656 milligrams per 2 ounces.

Great Value Thin Sliced Hard Salami

This hard salami's nutrition facts are based on a 1-ounce serving, making it easy to overlook the high calorie, fat, and sodium content when consuming typical portions.

Hormel Natural Choice Uncured Sopressata Salami

With significant amounts of saturated fat and sodium, this sopressata can strain the heart and increase the risk of heart disease, despite its small serving size.

Oscar Mayer Deli Fresh Rotisserie Seasoned Chicken Breast

Though low in calories and fat, this rotisserie chicken breast is high in sodium, potentially leading to water retention, bloating, and weight gain.

Buddig Chicken

Buddig's chicken deli meat provides lean protein but is high in fat and sodium, making it less ideal than baking skinless chicken breast at home.

Hillshire Farm Ultra Thin Rotisserie Seasoned Chicken Breast

This chicken breast deli meat offers high protein and low fat but is high in sodium, making the lower-sodium turkey breast a better choice.

Great Value Thin Sliced Honey Ham

While lean, this honey ham is high in both sugar and salt, contributing to 23% of your daily sodium intake per 2-ounce serving.

Land O'Frost Oven Roasted Turkey

Despite being made from white turkey meat, this deli option is high in fat and sodium, detracting from its health benefits.

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