Experts are advising to use this salt alternative in food

The debates about salt being unhealthy for us are still raging on. And amidst of all these, experts from British have come up with an alternative for salt. The potassium-based substitutes are what they are suggesting.

The amount of sodium is salt is usually one of the reasons for the health problem that it causes and replacing sodium with potassium could be a healthy alternative according to the reports.

“Overall, at a population level, the potential benefits of using potassium-based sodium replacers to help reduce sodium in foods outweigh the potential risks. The beneficial effects at an individual level are likely to be small in size but will impact a large proportion of the population.” The report suggests.

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