Kick the Salt Shaker

Keith Graham

Looking for a salt-free alternative? An effort towards healthier eating, Salt free seasonings are a perfect substitute for Low salt diets and are trending. You can choose out of the variety of seasonings that are available in the market as per your taste buds. These substitutes can be used on any dish you name- be it a Roasted lamb, Pesto Pasta, Fried Rice, Pan-Seared fish or grilled Chicken.

You don’t have to eat food which is bland and has no flavour. The herbs are tempting and can be sprinkled on food liberally. And it’s delicious.

Hers is why NO to Salt?

If you eat too much salt, the extra water gets stored in your body and raises your blood pressure. So, the more salt you eat, the higher is your blood pressure. The higher your blood pressure, the greater is the strain on your heart, arteries, kidneys and brain. Simple to understand, Isn’t it?

But then how does salt cause high blood pressure?

Eating salt raises the amount of sodium in your bloodstream and wrecks the delicate balance, reducing the ability of your kidneys to remove the water. The result is a higher blood pressure due to the extra fluid and extra strain on the delicate blood vessels leading to the kidneys. Over time, the extra work and pressure can stiffen blood vessels, leading to high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke. It can also lead to heart failure.

Say No Salt and Yes to Salt free Seasonings.

Some of the Benefits of using Salt Free seasonings:

  1. You don’t have to sacrifice on taste.
  2. Add mouthwatering flavor to your food.
  3. They are not at all expensive.
  4. Its natural and organic – No MSG, No Salt, No Sugar
  5. Trim your waistline

It will be difficult to change your eating habits, but not impossible. You can start by making small changes like using salt free seasonings once in a meal per day and you can see the results yousrself. Begin with targeting just one meal a day and once it becomes your habit then add to second meal.

And eventually you might not even miss the salt as your taste buds will re-live and get exposed to the world of amazing new tastes and flavors.

You can experiment literally with any recipe inexpensively by simply changing the combination of spices that you use while cooking. You can use strong, flavorful spices such as basil, coarse ground black pepper, cumin, curry and oregano as substitutes. Best of all salt substitutes are inexpensive and can be used on almost any dish to add a hint of flavor, to give a new taste and also new appearance to your dish.

Tastier foods are more satisfying than the bland ones and when the food is tasty, there is more satisfaction and you feel more fulfilling and vice-versa.

Removing salts from your diet give your palate an opportunity to discover real taste of herbs and natural food. When salt is cut down from your food, threat of many ailments linked with salt consumption is automatically cut.

It’s the healthy foods that are low in salt but rich in nutrients which are considered best diet for hypertension. And such healthy foods can be delicious if you add mix of herbs and spices to it.

Salt free dishes are not healthier but also a good way of experimenting with organic herbs already available with us. It’s an effort to show the world – possibility of survival without the intake of salt.

Knowing the benefit, it’s the right time should try the seasonings at Flavour Chef. Lemon, garlic, barbeque, oriental are some of the seasoning that are available which can enhance the taste.

These seasonings are 100 % mix of spices and herbs and are also salt free, MSG free and have no sugar. The seasonings can be even used singly or in combination to experiment with wide range of food –Green salad, dips, Pizzas, Fish, Tofu and many more.

Usage of salt in actually learned but if put in right environment you can unlearn this and discover healthy food and healthier style of living.

Now Choice is yours.


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