How Low-Salt Diets Give Fuel to Addictions

The Salty Truth: How Eating Salt Can Keep Your Reward System in Normal Mode

Marla Szwast
Aug 19, 2018 · 5 min read
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Our body has an amazing built-in salt thermostat. When we need more salt we crave it and when we don’t need more, we don’t want it. Without enough salt, we die.

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