The salt shake

Restaurants and food processors are being asked to cut back on sodium, but how much would be good - or bad?

By Karen Weintraub
Globe Correspondent / February 1, 2010

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Sure, a big deli pickle is salty. So is a strip of bacon or handful of chips. But who knew that a single serving of milk or yogurt has about 5 percent, or around 120 mg, of the recommended daily allowance of sodium? And a slice of bread - one slice, not a sandwich - has nearly 10 percent of ... (Full article: 1282 words)

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