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Thoughts on Salt and Sodium

Posted by Trainer Aaron on September 17, 2010


As a Trainer and Nutritionist I get this question a lot: “how much sodium should I be taking in each day?” While I admire people’s curiosity and their attempts to do things right, my answer is often that I don’t count sodium, nor do I recommend that my clients watch their sodium intake. My honest opinion is that there’s no point. It’s not to say that eating a ton of salt is a good thing, but I believe this is a case of not being able to see the forest for the trees. It’s looking too closely at something, that simply is one of the symptoms of a crapy diet. A good diet, is not one that is low in sodium, but one in which sodium is not an issue. 10,000 years ago people didn’t go around watching their sodium intake. In fact, many people couldn’t even get enough salt.

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