Is Your Habit Or Really Need? Know How Salt Can Be Harmful For Anybody
By: Kanika Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:36 PM
Sometimes we don't think before sprinkle raw salt on everymeal but Excess of everything is bad and the same rule applies in case of 'salt'. Salt, table salt or common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride. We all know that salt plays a key role in the food and health world. It is one ingredient that needs to be consumed in the perfect amount. A little extra or a little less of it can actually affect the human body beyond imagination.
Scroll to know all the facts of salt.
Side effects of uncooked salt
We all know that excessive consumption of salt leads to high blood pressure, stomach cancer, obesity and even asthma. You will be surprised to know that excess intake of uncooked salt leads to heart issues and kidney problems. According to health experts, it is harsh on both, the circulatory system and the nervous system.
Why is sprinkling salt on cooked food bad?
It is believed that sprinkling extra salt on cooked food only invites health problems. When the salt is cooked, the iron structure is simplified and it becomes easier for the gut to absorb. In case of uncooked salt, the iron structure remains the same and increases pressure on the body resulting in high blood and hypertension.
Reduces thirst and increases hunger
Excess salt reduces thirst and increases hunger. In simple words, excess salt is harmful in every possible way.
Is there any alternative?
In case you are obsessed about having an extra pinch of salt in your food, switch to sendha namak or rock salt, as it is not processed and experts feel that it is way healthier than the common white salt.
Now onwards, stop sprinkling extra salt on the dish and never cut short salt from your diet. It is all about the perfect pinch of salt to relish the flavours of life.