In my previous blog, I discussed the importance of monitoring your sugar intake. So let’s talk about the importance of managing your sodium intake as well. I am sharing insight on these two highly used and abused ingredients because several years ago, I experienced health issues that led me to an unexpected doctors report of being border line diabetic and with high blood pressure.
I cannot stress enough how important it is to always check your blood levels and follow up with your doctor on your overall health especially if you are experiencing any underlying health issues.
Table salt or common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite. Salt is present in vast quantities in seawater, where it is the main mineral constituent.
- Blurred Vision
- Weight Gain
This can lead to major health risk such as;
- Clogged Arteries
- High Blood Pressure
- Stroke/Heart Attack
- Stomach Cancer
- Check food labels/gram amounts
- Drink plenty of water
- Control your stress
- Control your cravings
- Eat/Cook natural/Sodium free foods
- Avoid processed and pre packaged foods ( ie; canned vegetables, frozen packages,)
- Try to steer clear from from the salt shaker!