Content Tagged: Salt


Preventing Iodine Deficiency Disorders

England is a first-world country in which severe iodine deficiency is rare. However, a May 2013 study published in the prestigious journal Lancet found that even mild maternal iodine deficiency is associated with reduced I.Q. at age 8. Read more.    


Q&A: Is ‘sea salt’ different from regular salt?

Published July 13, 2013, Consumer Reports Q: Ads suggest that there’s a difference between sea salt and regular table salt. I know there’s a difference in flavor between plain and iodized salt, but is the origin of salt also significant? —Arthur Peters Oroville, CA A: Sea salt comes from evaporating sea water, with little or no… Read more »

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The Atlantic – The Great Salt Debate

This week experts warned against the dangers of overdoing low-sodium diets. That’s a step toward what salt advocates like “The Salt Guru” Morton Satin have enjoined for years.