How To Break Up With Sodium Without Missing The Salt

Once again, I’m tackling my ever-full inbox…This time the questions are all about that troublemaker sodium (which is not the same as salt) and how to break up with sodium without missing the salt. Salt is a mineral made up of sodium and chloride, but it’s the sodium in salt that is bad for your health. And we need sodium…

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Are Natural Salts Better For You Than Table Salt? Protect Your Heart

Are natural salts better for you than table salt? Does it really matter what kind of salt you use? You’d think so if the trendy food blogs could convince you… Right now Pink Himalayan Salt seems to be “trending.” New-Age Chefs are pushing Kosher Salt and Sea Salt is everywhere. What is certain is that we need some salt every day. This…

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How to Cook with Less Salt To Control Your Blood Pressure

If, after that last Doctor’s visit, you’re trying to figure out how to cook with less salt to control your blood pressure, here’s a few ideas. I’m sure you’ve been told that salt, in large amounts, can be harmful to your health.  The recommended daily amount of salt is about 2,400 milligrams. Most people, however, have at least two or three…

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