Eat This Instead Newman's Vs. Muir Glen

November 10, 2008|By KATE SHATZKIN

Ready-made pasta sauces can be convenient, but watch out for sodium, even in natural and organic brands. Newman's Own Tomato & Basil Bombolina may be "all natural," but each half-cup serving has 620 milligrams of sodium - 250 more than Muir Glen Organic Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce.

Newman's Own Tomato &

Basil Bombolina

Per serving ( 1/2 cup):

90 calories

2 grams protein

4.5 grams fat

0.5 gram saturated fat

13 grams carbohydrate

0 grams fiber

0 milligrams cholesterol

620 milligrams sodium

Muir Glen Organic Tomato

Basil Pasta Sauce

Per serving ( 1/2 cup):

60 calories

2 grams protein

1 gram fat

0 grams saturated fat

12 grams carbohydrate

2 grams fiber

0 milligrams cholesterol

370 milligrams sodium

Kate Shatzkin

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