The nutritionist spoke about the danger of total rejection of salt

Moscow dietitian Elena Solomatina is not advised to completely eliminate salt from the diet.

PhD in an interview with radio Sputnik explained that the sodium chloride actually useful to the body. According to the physician, without salt impossible neuromuscular transmission. Also, this product is necessary for the formation of hydrochloric acid and gastric juice.

the expert noted that the beneficial properties of salt are manifested when used in adequate amounts — three to five grams per day. Solomatin added that more salt should people who live in hot conditions or doing lots of sports.

the Doctor also said that people often eat too much salt because of the habit. “The taste buds get used to a certain taste, and if we increase the amount of salt, then we all will seem insufficiently,” added the nutritionist.

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