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1. Salt away

When is it good to be down and out? When it’s salt you’re talking about – cut it down or cut it out…

Too much salt can lead to high blood pressure – increasing your risk of heart disease. So the less salt you have, the better.

Reducing salt works. Having more salt in your diet triggers heart disease and raised blood pressure. We don’t know why, but too much salt can give you acid reflux, too.

Most people consume around 10 g of salt a day – but if you like salty food, you could be eating twice as much. Try to have less than 6 g of salt in total per day: that’s about one level teaspoon. You probably don’t have much of a clue about how much salt is in the food you eat – how much is in your basic food, not just what you add to your ...

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