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How to take the salt out when you dine out

How to take the salt out when you dine out

Most people would be surprised how much salt is added to meals at restaurants. Check out these tips on how to limit your salt intake when dining out.

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Salt – you have to trust the label

Salt – you have to trust the label

Figuring out how much salt is in a food can be tricky. These tips will help you decode food labels and work out which products pack a salty punch

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How to get hidden salt out of kids lunch boxes

How to get hidden salt out of kids lunch boxes

Packing a school lunch box can sometimes feel a little overwhelming these days. What most of us don’t realise is that salt can be lurking in many popular foods - including the traditional sandwich.

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Is salt spoiling your taste sensations?

Is salt spoiling your taste sensations?

When it comes to salt, you can’t trust your taste buds. But did you know you can retrain your taste buds to be like sniffer dogs at a crime scene when it comes to salt?

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When it comes to salt, you can’t trust your taste buds

When it comes to salt, you can’t trust your taste buds

A new survey of over 800 Victorians has shown that most still don’t understand the dangerous levels of salt being consumed, with over two-thirds claiming that they eat less or about the right amount of salt, but many unable to correctly identify high salt foods.

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Think sugar <i>and</i> salt – the other hidden additive parents should know about

Think sugar and salt – the other hidden additive parents should know about

While our focus has been on sugar, there’s another white additive as parents we unfortunately can’t afford to ignore. Salt.

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The great salt untruths

The great salt untruths

There are many myths or misconceptions about salt that have developed over the generations. These truths will help you sort out the fact from fiction.

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Is your breakfast giving you high blood pressure?

Is your breakfast giving you high blood pressure?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – an energy kick for the stressful or busy day ahead. But it could it also be putting you at risk of high-blood pressure even before you set foot in the office!

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