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Actually, We're Not Overdoing It on the Salt

Actually, We're Not Overdoing It on the Salt

A new study concluded that most people were not damaging themselves with too much salt. HowStuffWorks finds out why.

Author's Note: 10 False Nutrition Facts Everyone Knows

I've eaten my share of fat-free cookies washed down with skim milk. And then I decided I'd rather splurge on small amounts of full-fat foods that taste good (where's some umami when you need it?). Good news? This strategy turned out to be just as effective, maybe more so, than trying to replace the foods I liked with low-fat alternatives.

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