Salt of the Earth


The Salt of the Earth: How Much is Safe to Use Contributed by Maggie Collins, MPH, RDN, CDCES, DipACLM Health experts agree that most people consume too much sodium, and that it has been linked to some health problems, especially an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. One study concluded that salt (the main source of sodium in our foods) is associated with almost 10% of deaths related to cardiovascular disease worldwide. With that in mind, is there room to safely use salt at all? Are there healthier salt-substitutes? How can our food taste good [...]