By now, you’ve probably noticed that the amount of salt in your food is a big part of the problem.
But what if your kids have the same genetics, too?
And what if, by eating the same foods again, they actually taste better than they did the first time?
Well, scientists have come up with a clever way to find out.
In a new study, the researchers at the University of Maryland have been testing salt consumption among young children and found that kids who ate more salt, but didn’t consume as much processed, refined, or artificial salt, tended to have better tasting food.
This means, for instance, that when you give your kids a salt-free cookie, they won’t be as likely to choke on it, which would make them more likely to eat more salt in the future.
This also means that when your kids are trying to get back into eating healthy foods, they will have a better chance of getting a better tasting product.
This is particularly important for kids with a compromised immune system because their bodies need salt to make themselves more resilient.
If the children ate more sodium, for example, the amount that the body would need to be excreted to restore normal blood pressure and heart rate is much higher.
The salt they consume will therefore also help keep their immune systems healthy and prevent the need for medications.
So, if you’re worried that your children may not taste the same as they used to, you may want to be on the lookout for that red flag in their diet.
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