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Electronic Salt Spoon Eases Transition To Low-Sodium Diet

May 12, 2015: 12:00 AM EST
A three-month U.S. pilot study has found that individuals and families were able to significantly reduce the amount of salt they ate daily by using an innovation known as the electronic salt spoon that measures the exact amount of salt in foods. It can be used in everyday cooking to detect salt levels and to help adjust food portions to keep sodium intake to recommended amounts. The researchers said that consumers who consume too much salt are often surprised to find that vegetables, processed foods and restaurant meals – not table salt – are the leading sources of sodium in the American diet.
"Transitions to a low sodium diet with electronic salt spoon", News release, University of Kentucky, May 12, 2015, © University of Kentucky
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