A study has found a shocking amount of salt in some surprising snacks
YOU may think by steering clear of crisps and processed ready meals you have a good handle on how much salt you eat.
Think again. A shock study has revealed alarming amounts in some surprising foods.
The research by Consensus Action on Salt and Health found that some powdered hot chocolates contain more salt than SEAWATER.
Galaxy Ultimate Marshmallow Hot Chocolate has the most, with 0.6g per serving. The average bag of salted crisps has 0.4g.
Sun nutritionist Amanda Ursell says: “Too much salt can adversely affect blood pressure and increase risk of heart disease and strokes.
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“It’s incredibly easy for us to go over our daily allowance if we don’t keep an eye on all sources of it in our diets.
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How much you should have
YOUR recommended daily allowance
AGES 11-18: 6g
AGES 7-10: 5g
AGES 4-6: 3g
AGES 1-3: 2g
Here we reveal how much salt some of the nation’s favourite sweet treats contain.
How much in salty things?
And a pinch of salt… 0.5g