Dr. Stephens explains pros, cons of salt, uncovers surprising secrets

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Posted on December 11, 2013 at 11:56 AM

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The salt shaker can be a tempting item on the dinner table if you find yourself using it to help the vegetables go down or if you're always picking salty popcorn as a snack.

Doctor Kevin Stephens, former Health Director for the city of New Orleans, joins the Eyewitness Morning News with a quiz about salt and sodium.

Salt is used in food as a binder, a preservative and a color enhancer, but there are also dangers that come with eating too much of it. Doctor Stephens explains how to cut back, and uncovers some secrets about salt you never would have guessed.

 

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