The Best Low Sodium Tuna

Low sodium tuna is the perfect protein-packed pantry staple. These options are delicious and healthy alternatives for a low sodium diet.

can of tuna

Finding the best low sodium products is key to a low sodium lifestyle. It’s much easier to stay within your daily sodium limits if you have healthy, low sodium foods on hand. Stocking your pantry with foods like canned tuna can eliminate the last-minute scramble for a quick meal and help you avoid choosing unhealthy choices because they’re convenient. 

Convenience aside, canned tuna is also good for your heart. It’s a lean protein source reported to repair body tissues and boost metabolism. It contains heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids that promote brain function and reduce inflammation. 

tuna on a bed of lettuce on a white plate

The Best Low Sodium Tuna

One 4.5-oz can of StarKist EVOO Solid Yellow Tuna in Oil contains 380 mg sodium. These canned tunas contain less than 250 mg sodium per serving. Serving sizes are for the tuna’s weight after it’s drained. 

Field Day Organic No Salt Added Chunk White Albacore Tuna – 65 mg per 5-oz can 

Natural Sea Wild Tongol Can Tuna in Water  – 110 mg per 5-oz can

Crown Prince Albacore Tuna No Salt Added – 115 mg per 5-oz can

Sustainable Seas No Salt Added Chunk Albacore Tuna – 120 mg per 5-oz can

Sustainable Seas, Chunk Light Tuna In Water, No Salt Added –  125 mg per 5-oz can

Wild Planet No Salt Added Albacore Tuna – 127.5 per 5-oz can

Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna – 150 mg per 5-oz can 

Natural Sea Chunk Light Yellowfin Tuna  – 170 mg per 5-oz can

Thrive Market Non GMO Chunk Light Tuna – 190 mg per 5-oz can

Wild Planet Skipjack Wild Tuna – 220 per 3-oz serving

Chicken of the Sea Chunk Lite Tuna in Water Less Sodium – 270 mg per 4-oz can 

open can of tuna on a striped napkin with a white plastic fork

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  1. StarKist Selects no salt added,chunk white albacore tuna in water has 65 mg sodium for a 4.5 oz. can. Found in most supermarkets. Tastes delicious.

  2. I was trying to find a better tuna to buy. The only problem I’m having now is bread. I found a no salt bread at an organic supermarket but it didn’t taste so good. I am trying to change my eating habits but it’s so hard and I don’t think I will Succeed at it and I am scared.

    Anyway, thank you for the article. Sorry for the rant

  3. I greatly appreciate all your efforts finding low sodium products for everyone to use. I have found another low sodium tuna product. It’s Bumblebee Prime Sid White Albacore Tuna Packed in Water – Low Sodium. It had 65mg of sodium for 1 can drained. I use this brand and it is delicious. I would never know it’s so low in sodium. Thanks again for all your help.

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