• Follow Us: 

How Much Sugar and Salt Should I Eat Everyday?

  By posted Jul 5th 2012
Diet & Fitness

Substitutes to sugar and salt:

Substitutes to sugar would be –   honey, maple, brown rice syrup, black strap molasses, cinnamon, fruits, corn syrup. However, diabetics should still stay away from excessive consumption of these natural sugars. For exact quantities, consult your healthcare provider.

Here are Healthy Ways to Sweeten your Food

Substitutes to salt would be – Unlike sugar we can’t substitute salt, but it is interesting to note that sea vegetables, if you can get your hands on them, like dulse or kelp flakes make great substitutes as they are rich in iodine and other minerals. Unfortunately, it is a rare site to find dulse or kelp flakes in Indian stores.

Instead of cutting down salt, a good strategy is to dilute it. Therefore, mix salt with flavour-inducing ingredients like coriander, chillies, mint, lemon juice etc, to get a salt mix that encourages low salt usage while helping you whip up delicious dishes.

 

Diwali Special

Bringing Sexy Back this Diwali!

Absolutely love those deep backed cholis but ashamed of the state of your back? Luckily,...

 Read More»

 

Food Facts

15 Herbs and Spices for Cancer Prevention

Herbs and spices have been traditionally used for their flavour-enhancing and medicinal...

 Read More»

 

HealthMeUpgrade

15 Super Useful Body Hacks

The human body is simply amazing, with several functions and abilities that we don’t even...

 Read More»

 

In Focus

Breast Cancer Awareness

 

Editor's Pick

Most Popular

Across The Net