The recommended salt intake for adults is no more than 2,300 milligrams a day, ideally under 1,500 milligrams, according to the American Heart Association. Americans end up consuming nearly 50 percent more than that on average, a habit that comes with health risks.
+ New Stash
There's A... Others
STASH ALL 4 IDEAS
Common reasons to crave salty foods
Excessive salt consumption has been linked to diabetes, kidney disorders, high blood pressure and heart disease, so you want to be mindful of how much you are eating. If you feel like you may be consuming too much salt, you may want to attempt to reduce how much sodium you ingest.
Excessive salt consumption often is just a habit
We crave salt just out of habit or conditioning.
So if you catch yourself yearning for salty foods:
Deepstash helps you become inspired, wiser and productive, through bite-sized ideas from the best articles, books and videos out there.
GET THE APP:
Food cravings: Causes, reducing and replacing cravings
Organic Snacks Aren't Necessarily Healthier Than Junk Food
A Beginner's Guide on How to Eat Healthy and Stick to It
❤️ Brainstash Inc.