Salt Addiction

Did you know that the US government is readdressing the guidelines on sodium? The new thinking is that adults should consume no more than 2/3 of a teaspoon a day. This means that most people are over dosing on salt, getting at least twice that amount. But “I don’t add salt to my food” you say. That is the least of your problems! Processed and packaged foods are the biggest culprits, which use salt for flavor, for color and texture and to prevent spoilage.  About 80% of the sodium in…

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