A 38-year-old member asked:
How come i have strong cravings for sodium?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Rheumatology 49 years experience
We all do!: Most humans did not live close to the ocean. Salt was venerated, almost as vauable as gold. Food (natural) as avaiable, contained little sodium. Over 10, 000s of years we developed a survival taste for salt. Too bad it has not left us!
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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