Salt in food

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Salt is a vital part of the diet and has been added to food for thousands of years.

There are 114 grammes of salt in me.. How much is in you?

You can find out here:

Enter your weight in kilograms and click the calculate button

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Result

Your body contains grammes of salt

This is the equivalent weight of pound coins!

Why do we put salt in or on food? Is it healthy?

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