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How winter salt actually works

With the occasional assist from beet juice and molasses. We all know why the first two happen—kids are excited for a day off of school filled with hot chocolate and snowmen. Adults are stocking up on necessities. But what’s up with…

How Much Salt You Should Actually Eat

The American Heart Association (AHA) says to limit your daily intake of salt to a little over half a teaspoon. More than that (they claim) puts you at risk for high blood pressure and heart disease.20 How much salt should you eat? The…

Is Salt Bad? A Prison Study May Hold the Answer

There is a lot to fight over in the vagaries of dietary science, but possibly nothing has been as contentious or as longstanding as the salt wars. For decades, public-health officials have pushed people to eat less salt, which is linked to…

7 Reasons Why Too Much Salt Is Bad For You

Constantly adding salt to your meals? Here are seven reasons why it could be harming your health. We need salt to survive as our bodies rely on sodium for muscle contractions, nerve transmissions and the control. Here is a list of…

Salt: Good or Bad?

Health organizations have been warning us about the dangers of salt for a long time. That's because high salt intake has been claimed to cause a number of health problems, including high blood pressure and heart disease. However, decades of…