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Shakin' It Up with the Skinny on Salt

The Danger is Not in the Shaker

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PHOENIXRISING5
5/3/2008 12:56:38 PM

Does using a salt substitute lower your sodium intake?
IMNMN3
5/3/2008 11:57:26 AM

I use very little salt and when I do it is sea salt. Thankfully I have never been gung ho about condiments and I very seldom ever buy prepackaged foods.
3/7/2008 9:11:47 AM

LADYBAILEY's SparkPage
I was stressed about my salt content. I try to stay under 3,000, but even thats hard even with all natural and organic foods & no red meat. I think salt is a bigger problem than most people think. 3,000 is cutting my salt in half, and i can't believe how bloated i had grown accustomed to feeling.
1/8/2008 12:47:09 PM

SOAPDIVA2's SparkPage
Good question Dede, I was wondering about this as well. I switched to using sea salt a while back and seem to have no problems.
1/8/2008 11:58:47 AM

JIBBIE49's SparkPage
Great article. Exercise helps us sweat and lose salt. The couch potato person is at a disadvantage while eating processed foods with high salt content.
1/8/2008 9:29:04 AM

RUBY75's SparkPage
Here is a part of an article I read on the mayo clinic web site:

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/sea-sal
t/AN01142

"Many people prefer sea salt to table salt because they claim it has a more subtle flavor. Sea sat doesn't contain iodine or any other additives. However, if you use sea salt you typically don't have to worry about not getting enough iodine in your diet because iodine is available in many other foods, including dairy products, seafood and many processed foods.

If you favor foods with fewer additives, you may prefer sea salt. But there's no evidence that the additives in table salt are harmful to your health. "
12/10/2007 8:07:25 AM

DEDEGURL's SparkPage
What about Sea Salt, is it better for you than regular salt?

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