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This is an index of the health notes included in recipes. These short tidbits of information can help answer questions on everything from Omega-3 Fats in fish to whether to cook chicken with the skin on or not. Want to know about garlic and cholesterol? Is it okay to eat eggs or not? It's all here.


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Sodium Content of Salt

Salt is made from Sodium Chloride. One sodium molecule and one chloride molecule that are joined in the crystal we call salt. In your body they break down into sodium and chloride. The amount of sodium is what is important in a healthy diet. The recommendation is that you have about 2400 mg of sodium a day.

Because one teaspoon of salt is 2325 mg of sodium, it’s pretty easy to keep track – a healthy diet is about a teaspoon a day. Read More "The Health of It All..." Articles