salt in sandwiches

Food & nutrition
March 28, 2014

Salt in a sandwich

Fact: Most South Africans eat more salt than the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recommendation of 5g a day (1 teaspoon). In fact, they consume close to double that – around 11g a day! Most of it comes from processed food – bread is the biggest culprit - which contains huge amounts of hidden salt that’s added during the manufacturing process. Other processed foods which increase your salt intake include hard margarine, and processed meat like sausage and polony. (more…)
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