Sodium (salt) in high doses is dangerous. None of us should consume more than 2,300 mg per day. And many should have even less, depending on which metabolic conditions they may be suffering. In fact, so much sodium is packed into our daily food purchases, we should never add salt to anything we eat. Especially when eating out. Click this link to view a humorous look (with videos) of some of the highest sodium counts in restaurant foods.