Chef Tim Says....
I have had a lot of questions recently about salt. It’s clear that too much salt leads to health issues. At the very least it raises blood pressure and is also an issue for those with conditions such as congestive heart failure. While the research says the increase in blood pressure with too much salt is only modest, in some people it appears to be more of an issue than for others. There’s a recent study that also links high salt diets with heart disease.
A teaspoon of table salt, like good old fashioned Morton Salt in the round blue box, weighs 6 grams. The salt is made up of one sodium molecule linked to one chloride molecule to form sodium chloride. The Nutrition Facts on the box reports this as having 2,360 milligrams (mg) of sodium per teaspoon. Salt
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