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Offline nilmot

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Do salts other than table salt taste salty ?
« on: 06/02/2004 12:33:15 »
I want to ask that NaCl taste salty, does other salt taste salty as well say potassium chloride (KCl) ?

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Re: Do salts other than table salt taste salty ?
« Reply #1 on: 06/02/2004 12:46:40 »
Dunno, but I've had something called LoSalt which is a different salt from NaCl It's supposed to be more healthy... That tasted about the same, same sensation as salt but a slightly different taste. :D yAy my posts suck.

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Re: Do salts other than table salt taste salty ?
« Reply #2 on: 06/02/2004 14:57:56 »
Hey maybe someone who knows a lot about salt can tell me why salt is bad for you ... what exactly does it do in your body? Thanks.

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Re: Do salts other than table salt taste salty ?
« Reply #3 on: 06/02/2004 16:25:06 »
I think there are two reasons - one is that your kidneys need to get rid of it, and another is that is increases the volume of blood when dissolved, which causes high blood pressure

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Re: Do salts other than table salt taste salty ?
« Reply #4 on: 06/02/2004 22:53:38 »
http://www.losalt.com/losalt_info/customer_qa.htm

yeh i just found out about that LoSALT stuff. It's 66% KCl and 33% NaCl...

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Re: Do salts other than table salt taste salty ?
« Reply #5 on: 07/02/2004 07:12:52 »
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"Itís composed of both sodium and chloride - main constituents of the tissue fluid in which every cell in the body is bathed and nurtured. This transports the vital oxygen and nutrients from the blood-stream to feed the cells. Also, our bodies use the sodium particles as though they were very small Ďspongesí. They attract water to themselves and so make sure that the tissues donít get too dry"
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