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Old 01-20-2016, 07:39 PM   #11
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My belief has always been that since we all have to eat, we might as well eat well. I think the secret to losing or maintaining weight is portion control. If you eat what you like but less of it you won't have that diet syndrome of changing diet and then going back.

Salt is one of those things that might affect heart disease but actually doesn't seem to. It is one of the most important ingredients in most dishes.
Salt is an important factor of some forms of heart disease, salt reduction does help these patients. Some people need salt for proper heart function, low sodium levels are not something you want. Some of are salt sensitive and it raises blood pressure, also not good for your heart.

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Old 01-20-2016, 09:25 PM   #12
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I buy sea salt only now. I find that if and when I use it, I use only half of what I would normally use. I have even turned my daughter and her husband on to it.

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Old 01-20-2016, 09:47 PM   #13
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Old 01-21-2016, 06:54 AM   #14
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I'd die, G-d forbid, if I could not have salt. Growing up my mother did a huge de-service to me, the whole family. She used tons of salt. So do I. I have been trying to be careful and use a lot les than I used to. Never the less it is still more than many people. I am definitely addicted to salt.

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