Salt - By Webefit.Com

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Salt - By Webefit.Com

Salt is a dietary mineral that's essential to all animal life on earth. Unfortunately people around the world are eating far too much of it, and it's killing us. How much do you know about this hidden health threat?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do people need to eat salt?
    • A. 

      It helps us regulate the fluid balance in our bodies.

    • B. 

      It gives us energy.

    • C. 

      Both A and B.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    According to an article published in the Lancet in 2007, how many people die worldwide from eating too much salt?
    • A. 

      380,000

    • B. 

      1,380,000

    • C. 

      10,380,000

    • D. 

      38,000.000

  • 3. 
    How much salt does the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) suggest a healthy adult should consume daily?
    • A. 

      1 Teaspoon

    • B. 

      2 Teaspoons

    • C. 

      1 Tablespoon

    • D. 

      2 Tablespoons

  • 4. 
    Active people may need more salt in their diet than inactive people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    There are three basic types of salt that people eat. What are they?
    • A. 

      Sea Salt, Rock Salt and Kosher Salt

    • B. 

      Fleur de Sel, Flaked Salt and Crystalline Salt.

    • C. 

      Rock Salt, Table Salt and Sea Salt

    • D. 

      Unrefined, Refined (Table Salt) and Iodized Salt

  • 6. 
    Kosher salt is coarse, with craggy crystals making it perfect for brining meat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Rock salt is typically smaller and uniformly shaped.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You can switch from one salt type to another to cut down on your sodium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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