Question Sheet: Salt secrets


Before reading:

  1. What is salt and where does it come from?
  2. List at least three uses for salt.
  3. Many foods contain salt. Some are even described as low-salt foods. Is the

    salt in our diets a good thing, a bad thing or neither?

During reading:

  1.      What type of salt “concerns scientists most?”
  2.      What are the ingredients in salt?
  3.      In our bodies, what is sodium good for?
  4.      Name three health problems that too much sodium (or salt) can pose?
  5.      What is hypertension?
  6.    ...

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