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What’s Your Salt IQ? (Quiz)

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What’s Your Salt IQ? (Quiz)

You probably know that sodium is common in many pre-packaged foods, but how much do you really know about where else to find it and the impact it has on your health? Take this quiz to find out!

(Questions and facts courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Preventionís guide to sodium.)

 

Question #1: True or False: Most of the salt we eat is added to our foods from the salt shaker, either during cooking or during a meal.

Find the answer on the next page!

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7:17AM PDT on Aug 28, 2012

10 out of 10!! But then again, I have high blood pressure...

3:28PM PDT on Aug 25, 2012

6 on 10.... I had not any idea on a couple of questions and I cannot believe a muffin has less salt of a bag of chips.... I know there is some salt in every sweet.... Maybe I have never tasted a salty muffin

2:58PM PDT on Aug 22, 2012

I don't add it to my food except for on eggs and corn. There is so much sodium in processed foods, even the ones that claim low salt.

3:04AM PDT on Aug 9, 2012

Raw salt is healthy. It has 80 minerals and oligoelements our body needs. But the salt we/they add to our food is sth chemically processed (one of the most toxic additives is used -E535, ferrocyanide sodium), that lost most of the its good parts and acquired harmful components.

9:34PM PDT on Aug 4, 2012

Thanks

11:55AM PDT on Aug 1, 2012

It is so important to read labels. It is unbelievable the amount of sodium added to our food,in the manufacturing process.Combine this the amount in fast foods and one can see that this addiction,starts at an early age,and is extremely difficult to beat.Fresh is definitely best and table salt should be removed from the table.

9:09AM PDT on Aug 1, 2012

Grazie delle informazioni.

8:43AM PDT on Aug 1, 2012

surprising facts!

8:26AM PDT on Aug 1, 2012

noted

5:17AM PDT on Aug 1, 2012

thanks

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Quite entertaining and fun, thanks

You can't grill spaghetti.

Forwarded to those who need to see this and are interested. Thanks for posting

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