• How much salt is too much
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    How much salt is too much?

    If you have a heart condition, your doctor has probably told you to limit your salt intake. As it is impossible and undesirable to eliminate salt completely, it is important to know much salt is too much? Sodium vs salt Sodium is a mineral and what we know as salt (the one we use for seasoning our food) is sodium chloride. Therefore, the amount of salt we consume does not equal the amount of sodium we consume. Sodium in food manifests in other forms, not just as the salt that is added for seasoning. Sodium is involved in many processes in the body, including maintenance of plasma volume, acid-base balance,…