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What is salt and why is it used

Sodium is required in the body to regulate fluids and blood pressure, and to keep muscles and nerves functioning normally. The amount of sodium considered adequate to promote good health in adults is 1,500 milligrams per day. Health Canada recommends that a maximum of 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day for adults not associated with […]

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The Salt Problem: Every Body Needs It… But Not Too Much

The Salt Problem:  Every Body Needs It… But Not Too Much We need salt for variety of reasons.  On a basic physiological level we need salt to regulate electrolyte balance, prevent dehydration and maintain cellular functions that allow us to survive. A body cannot go without salt, and throughout history access to salt has created […]

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