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Expiry Dates

Nat and I used to see differently on expiry dates. I tend to ignore them and wait for the food to go visibly bad before throwing it out, she used to be hardcore about the dates. Over time we’ve met somewhere in the middle.

Dates on food are guidelines more than deadlines.

Couldn’t agree more. (link)

The War on Salt

Who knew that salt may not be as bad for you as originally thought.  That being said, you shouldn’t be over doing it; take everything in moderation. (link)

Studies that have explored the direct relationship between salt and heart disease have not fared much better. Among them, a 2006 American Journal of Medicine study compared the reported daily sodium intakes of 78 million Americans to their risk of dying from heart disease over the course of 14 years. It found that the more sodium people ate, the less likely they were to die from heart disease. And a 2007 study published in the European Journal of Epidemiology followed 1,500 older people for five years and found no association between urinary sodium levels and the risk of coronary vascular disease or death. For every study that suggests that salt is unhealthy, another does not.

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