One of the most common things I hear throughout the day when I talk about eating a low sodium diet is ‘I don’t use the salt shaker.’ Using salt shakers is the least of our problems. The message is: Salt is in everything we eat, from cereal to soda.
Salt is sodium chloride. When we talk about salt intake we will be talking about sodium because that is what is on all the labels. But the word ‘salt’ is what most of us say, so I use both sodium and salt.
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