Salt has been called the “single deadliest ingredient in the food supply.” But science doesn’t back up the claim.  In fact, it is essential for good health especially for menopausal women.

According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, salt is so closely related to heart attack and stroke that if we just cut its use in half, we could save 150,000 lives each year.  They claim it’s the “single deadliest ingredient in the food supply.”

Others consider it essential to human life and even a superfood.

Which is it?

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