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Started this discussion. Last reply by Alaina Oct 29, 2013. 36 Replies

Hello fellow vegetarians ,Is salt really necessary ? Since it has been proven to cause a number of illnesses.Can we remove salt completely from diet and replace with alternatives such as…Continue

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Alaina replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"I actually hate the taste of salt and don't add it to my food when I cook. (except for baking, but it is very little and you need it for the reactions to take place) there is salt in food naturally so there is no need to add salt to food, and…"
Oct 29, 2013
samir replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"what is rda means. my dear frnd . love u "
Oct 28, 2013
Lauren Woods replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"I also have low blood pressure :) " As with anything, the key is moderation, but there is no reason to cut out salt completely, in my opinion." ^100% agreed"
Apr 6, 2013
Heather Poco replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"Personally, I love salt. I know that too much can have negative side effects, but I am a person who has low blood pressure, and salt helps me maintain a healthy balance of water in my body. Without it, I have less energy. I don't think salt…"
Apr 5, 2013
Lauren Woods replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"Salt isn't bad for you, in moderation. In fact it can be beneficial, especially iodized salt. Just like soy. Too much soy= bad. Soy in moderation= shown to have health benefits :)"
Mar 29, 2013
Jason Karl Samuels replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"No on is keeping me from my salty pleasures!"
Mar 27, 2013
Xiao Kang replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
Jan 14, 2013
Carly Swan replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"Iodized salt has 84 minerals in it. Sea salt has none. But a little goes a long way. I use both sparingly."
Jan 14, 2013
Lauren Woods replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"^^ This is good advice, Margy :)!!"
Dec 26, 2012
Lauren Woods replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
""Moderation is key"- I almost cried, I love when people realize this, haha. Just like people who rant and rave against fat, and those who do "carb-free" diets. We can't demonize nutrients just because so many take them in…"
Dec 26, 2012
Lauren Woods replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"That is true. You can find websites condemning all types of foods. Salt is a good source of iodine- and iodine deficiency can cause goiters: This was actually a HUGE problem back in the day, we were all just talking about this in chat haha.…"
Dec 26, 2012
Margy G replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"Salt it is absolutly necesary, BUT, in a very small amount, we just need a little bit of sodium but still, we need it. And yes, too many salt produce many diseases, because you take to much sodium and too little of other things (for example…"
Dec 26, 2012
Alice B replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"Any good chef will tell you that salt is key to food tasting good. In fact, it's as necessary in sweets as in savory. Humans do need some salt in their diets but the current Western diet has 100X more salt than we need for our organs to…"
Nov 28, 2012
Fruitfly replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"And now our wonderful King....uh, sorry, Mayor of 11 years has been viciously fighting against salt. Here's the extent to which he has been waging his crusade: well this is officially super sketchy. I wonder why he said it?  Maybe without…"
Nov 28, 2012
Shiva replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"So just the right amount of salt is when we don't add additional salt"
Nov 27, 2012
Kaline Fourchette replied to Shiva's discussion Salt
"Yes. Salt is necessary. If you don't have salt, you will die. And we only have a limited capacity for taste. Salt, sweet, sour, bitter, and umami. You cannot replace these with herbs. Most of our 'taste' experience is actually…"
Nov 27, 2012

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