Salt is sodium. It’s hard to avoid it. The food market is full of it, in processed foods especially
The salt habit is much like the sugar habit and you all know what I think of sugar.. poison!
In the premium fitbit option on your wearable weight loss device you will find out what foods are hiding the most salt and how to spot salt in processed foods. And remember Will Smith has joined the fitbit option and you will have the opportunity to walk with him.
There is also a section on making great tasty foods without salt. And what I feel is the most difficult is retraining those tastebuds from wanting, actually graving salt! Ask your doctor, he/she will tell you about it.
It can raise your blood pressure that may increase your chances of heart failure and heart attack and also kidney problems. Salt can cause fluid retention, stroke, and osteoporosis.
But, and this is a BIG but! Don’t try to live your life without any salt… you will die! Yup, 2 way street here.
Salt is an important nutrient for the human body. Just not too much.. 5 grams a day is plenty. That’s less than a teaspoon. Ask your primary care professional, always before making changes.