Many people do not seem to know how much salt is put in different foods and what health hazards they could form.
Of the 2000 parents who were questioned only a small part of them knew that sweet products often contain a lot more salt than savory foods. Some brands that make blueberry muffins contain more […]
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Soy sauce can be a good alternative for salt. This way the rising problems of overconsumption of salt through our food can be reduced.
The research of the University of Wageningen in collaboration with the scientists at Kikkoman Europe shows that adding naturally brewed soy sauce can be a good salt replacement in food.
By using soy […]
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Most people know salt only as an additive to food and that eating too much salt is not healthy. But salt also performs beneficial functions in the body. Here you will read what role salt plays in the body and what the consequences are of eating too much salt.
The functions of salt
Salt is important for […]
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The World Cancer Research Fund had published these 8 important recommendations to reduce your risk for cancer:
Try to stay or become slim, but prevent weighing too less
Exercise each day at least for half an hour
Avoid drinks that contain sugar. Eat as little high caloric food as possible. Avoid especially foods with added sugars, foods that […]
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Children who consume less salt, drink less soft drinks. This lowers their risk for getting high blood pressure and obesity.
When children between the ages of 4 and 18 would half their salt intake, they would drink two glasses of soda less per week. This equals 250 calories that they would consume less, say British researchers. […]
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Skin problems? Take a bath is the Dead Sea is a common heard advice. The salt water is supposed to be beneficial. But is this really true? According to doctor Bing Thio of the Erasmus Medical Center in Holland the salt has no beneficial effects on the skin. It dehydrates the skin and that causes […]
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Every adult has about 250 grams of salt is his body. That’s about 3 to 4 salt shakers. Salt is necessary in the body to transfer nerve impulses, among other things. To stay healthy we need to ingest about 1 to 2 grams of salt per day. But research shows we eat a lot more, […]
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Researchers from Harvard University have discovered that by eating less salt you can prevent heart diseases. In the research conducted with 3000 individuals, they asked half the people to restrict their salt intake to one half teaspoon, about 1,15 grams of sodium. Fifteen years later there is 30% less heart disease among this group. High […]
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