- Your body is depleted of sodium when we sweat, which then makes us need to consume more;
- You're dehydrated;
- You’re stressed;
- You’re not getting enough sleep;
- Salt lights up the pleasure center in your brain and releases a hormone called dopamine, which makes you feel happy;
- Humans have an innate drive to seek salt because it is necessary for survival and historically a rare mineral to find;
- You may have an underlying health issue.
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