3 reasons to eat less salt (1/4)

Belly bloating and hypertension. Need more reasons to eat less salt? A diet high in salt (comprised mainly of sodium chloride) is a risk factor for heart disease and osteoporosis. Plus, it can make you consume more calories

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Cut back the salt

According to Dietitians of Canada, we’re eating too much sodium: The average Canadian consumes about 3,500 milligrams of sodium each day—but it should be between 1,500 and 2,300. (One teaspoon [5 mL] of salt has 2,300 milligrams of sodium.) Here’s why you should cut back.

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