Had your fill of salty foods? Lauren Murrow of Men’s Health wrote an interesting article, 20 Foods Your Cardiologist Won’t Eat,  on restaurant meals that are so salty you could throw them over your shoulder for good luck. If you care about heart health, blood pressure, and stroke, don’t let them past your lips.

Salty food may seem like the least of your worries, especially if you’re among the 40 percent of people who mindlessly shake salt on every dish. An extra dash here, a few sprinkles there — what’s the big deal?

A lot, when you consider the fact that a mere teaspoon of the stuff contains all 2,300 milligrams (mg) of your recommended daily allotment. Yet daily salt consumption is on the rise in the United States — from 2,300 mg in the 1970s to more than 3,300 mg today. And according to Monell Chemical Senses Center researchers, 77 percent of that sodium intake comes from processed-food purveyors and restaurants. Their motivation: Pile on the salt so we don’t miss natural flavors and fresh ingredients.

Why is that a problem? With ever-expanding portion sizes, supersalty foods are displacing fresh fruits and vegetables, which are rich in potassium. And a 1:2 ratio of dietary salt to potassium is critical for your health. Studies show that a high-sodium, low-potassium diet is linked to a host of maladies, including high blood pressure, stroke, osteoporosis, and exercise-induced asthma.

For the complete list of the 20 Foods Your Cardiologist Won’t Eat go here.

Using the Light Switch Self Hypnosis technique is an easy way for you to use hypnotherapy to end your craving for salt.  Watch Light Switch Self Hypnosis and find out how easy it is. You can also watch these videos on Power Minutes: Power Minutes, How To Use Power Minutes, Written Suggestions and  Orange Blossom. Hypnosis is easy to use.

How much salt do you use? Do you crave salty-crunchy foods?

Your Hypnosis Health Info Hypnotic Suggestion for today:

I season my food in ways that support my health. 

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