Browsing the "salt" Tag

Added sugar is worse for your body than salt.

December 18th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Added sugars are a fact of life if you eat pretty much any processed foods, and we knew that wasn't good news. But a new study revealed that in the battle of white powders, added sugar is even worse for us than added salt


Are You Getting Enough Iodine?

April 30th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

It seems that no one uses just boring old salt anymore. It's always sea salt, or kosher salt or some other crazy designer salt that's called for. What you may not know about these salts is that many of them do not contain iodine, a necessary nutrient for proper thyroid function


Designer Salt from PepsiCo

April 27th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

PepsiCo is experimenting with a 'designer salt'. It's shape is tailored to maximize the amount of salt perceived by the tongue while reducing the actual amount of sodium ingested


The Salt Struggle

June 7th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

As more and more evidence that salt has ill effects on our bodies emerges, processed food companies are fighting harder than ever to keep their recipes intact



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