Excess of anything is always bad for health. No matter if you’re addicted to smoking fags, vodka shots or even salt content in your diet. In our daily diet usually we take no notice of some stuff that comprises of salt content. Excessive salt intake as you all knows that escorts to high blood pressure, water retention and hyper tension.
Modern science dictates that even on a daily basis we should consume less salt to stay in a safer side. Most often we put less salt to the food to decrease the amount of salt in diet. But it is not as simple as the way you think it. There are many sources of salt that are unknown and we consume it so often. Here are the most prominent ones.
Caned olives are good in taste and taking them from the refrigerator is an easy to do job. But you must keep in mind that salt is a preservative and any type of preserved food has more or less percentage of salt.
No doubt, noodles add inches to your waist and apart from this noodle won’t harm your health. But the packed spices you add in noodles has salt and ajino-motto (Chinese salt). This is highly concentrated in sodium and a big NO for people having the problem of water retention and high blood pressure.
Without salt content there is no cheese and most of the packed cheese is rich in sodium. Just a single slice of cheese can add 3.5% of your overall salt requirement. So, while ordering your favorite burger next time, keep this figure in mind.
From school going kids to office goers all love to have the crunchy potato chips. These chips are salted and highly fried. They come with zero nutrition so just quit munching of these potato chips and avoid them because they do not give you a single benefit.
Butter is used widely in many meals and foods preparation. Most commercially available butter is salted for taste and preservation.
The main ingredients in pickles are salt, oil and spices. Sodium helps in the preservation of pickles and only gives you additional health problems.
Dishes are incomplete and tasteless without salt but overdose of salt can put negative impact on your health. Cut down the intake and stay away from all the harmful effects of it.