Researchers studied 17 restaurant chains, and found 85 out of 102 meals had more than a day's worth of sodium.
A typical consumer should have no more than 23 hundred milligrams.
Middle aged people, African-Americans or those suffering from high blood pressure, should have no more than 15 hundred milligrams.
Meanwhile, researchers say the obesity rate is rising because people are eating too much, not because their not exercising.
Australian researchers determined that Americans eat too many calories.
Although researchers say exercise is obviously important, they say public health policy may need to focus more on encouraging people to eat less.