What’s the dif­fer­ence be­tween salt and sodium?

Better Homes and Gardens (Australia) - - Betterhealth -

Salt is a min­eral com­prised of sodium and chlo­ride (Nacl from chem class!) but it’s the sodium com­po­nent that can wreak havoc. When you hear peo­ple talk­ing about re­duc­ing salt in their diet, they re­ally mean sodium con­tent, and that’s what to look for on nutri­tion pan­els.

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