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Posted by Frank on May 26, 2009, 4:24 pm
Curbie wrote:

I'm reminded of article many decades ago where a University got many
thousands of dollars to do a study on salt usage in restaurants and
discovered that more salt was used the bigger the holes in the shaker.

Lot of university scientists are shakedown artists ;)

Posted by Eeyore on May 27, 2009, 12:37 am

Frank wrote:

A local council in the UK recently handed out salt shakers with smaller
holes to 'fish and chip shops' in an attempt to reduce total salt intake by
their users. That sort of confirms your suggestion.

Personally, I just got used to eating food with less salt and found it often
tasted better to me. Foods with varying amounts of salt certainly do taste
different. I tend to favour low-salt now simply by accustomising myself to


Posted by Frank on May 27, 2009, 1:21 am
 Eeyore wrote:

I think the article was in "Science" over 40 years ago.

I've been using a Morton's KCl salt substitute.

Posted by Lord Gow333, Dirk Benedict's n on May 27, 2009, 2:56 pm

I need salt to raise my blood pressure enough to push thru the cholesterol
blocked arteries.

And in turn I need the cholesterol to reinforce my arteries against the high
blood pressure.

It's a viscious cycle. :-)

"Keep it simple. If it takes a genius to understand it, it will never work."
- Clarence Leonard "Kelly" Johnson

Posted by vaughn on May 27, 2009, 5:13 pm

   I don't know if you intended the pun or not, but it's one to remember!
(viscous vs. vicious)


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