Health and Wellness, Nutrition

Nutritionally Speaking: Need salt?

As the weather warms, and eventually turns hot, it's a good time to revisit an important topic, with the hope that we will not spend our summer with our cells starving for hydration. Experts tell us to drink half our weight in ounces of water each day, and of course to replace water lost when we drink diuretic beverages such as caffeinated beverages, bottled fruit juices and alcoholic beverages. We will also need additional salt in our diet as we perspire more in the hot weather.
Historically, salt has . . .