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Everything You Need to Know About Salt and Some Good Reasons to Eat More

Hopkins, A. (2022, February 16). Everything You Need to Know About Salt and Some Good Reasons to Eat More. Better Health Trends. https://betterhealthtrends.com/2022/02/16/everything-you-need-to-know-about-salt-and-some-good-reasons-to-eat-more/?uid=ED2Bx3ZLNF0LuTeRSjhxyN8Q_A2038

Your body needs salt, but too much salt is thought to cause high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, etc.  But, could it be that so much effort has been made towards such warnings that we’ve forgotten the good, and essential, purposes of salt in regards to our bodies and to our health? Perhaps we need to spend a few moments here reexamining this important mineral. Is salt bad? Is it good? Should we eat it or refrain? What is salt’s intended purpose in regards to our health?

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