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ever have the feeling you need salt, a bland taste? just a bland taste in your mouth.

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Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Salt lick: Yes. Sometimes foods that you crave are your body's way of letting you know you need certain nutrients. Just don't overindulge in the "cravings.".
Answered on Aug 13, 2013

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