Vail Daily health feature: Is all salt bad?

20th October, 2014 by

By caramie schnell

Craving potato chips? Maybe it’s your body telling you it wants more minerals. “Your body is craving the minerals, but that comes through as a salt craving,” said Jennifer Straw, local registered nurse and certified wellness coach. “But what people often consume is the processed, stripped-down sodium, so we’re not even getting the minerals.” Trace minerals are minerals in small amounts required for nutrition. These are the minerals that are found in whole, unprocessed foods, such as vegetables and fruits. Straw said trace minerals aren’t always present in these foods, however, because a lot of domestic and international soil has …

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