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Food Myths Many People Still Believe

CUTTING OUT ALL SALT IS A GOOD IDEA

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For quite some time, salt has been shunned for causing a slew of different health complications. In reality, however, salt plays more of a pivotal role for our health than most people think. Salt is composed of the two elements, sodium and chloride, with chloride accounting for 60% of the compound’s structure. Both compounds help maintain the body’s fluid balance for increased muscle and nerve functions.

Nonetheless, while cutting any and all salt from your diet may not be wise, it is important to be wary of your salt intake to mitigate spiking cholesterol.

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