Wednesday, September 28, 2011

How to Lower Your Intake of Salt

Salt is a mineral, that is crucial to the overall health of the body. However, as with any food it should be taken in moderation, as excess amounts can have negative side effects. Therefore you should take the initiative to monitor, and find ways to lower your intake of salt if it is too high.

Salt is needed in order for the body to digest foods, and thus nearly all foods contain a small amount of salt, including fresh fruits and vegetables. However, there are many processed foods that contain high amounts of salt, and other harmful ingredients that are dangerous to your health. Read More...

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