Friday, June 3, 2011

Change in season: Why salt doesn’t deserve its bad rap | Grist

Think you need to get rid of salt in your diet ? Think again. Salt, like fat, is a necessary component in the human diet for heath. The problem comes in when the food industry starts using chemical mixtures that imitate salt and give consistent( and cheap) results

Change in season: Why salt doesn’t deserve its bad rap | Grist

2 comments:

losingitallandlovingit said...

Everything is fine in moderation, even salt. Most people don't seem to understand how little they are supposed to consume a day though, and that's when it becomes a problem.

Jane Cartelli said...

I do not tend to eat processed foods so I will occasionally add salt in my cooking because everything is as nature made it - without additives like sodium. However, when I have things like ham or salsa - things with salt added, I shut the salt shaker down for the day because there is enough salt in those items to satisfy the daily requirement for anyones health.

Jane~
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