Dr. Mike Dow's Salt Alternatives
On Anderson's "My Food Obsession is Destroying My Life" show, one guest discusses her addiction to salt, explaining that she puts large amounts of it on everything from ham sandwiches to ketchup.
In his book, "Diet Rehab," food addiction expert Dr. Mike Dow explains that "salt raises our blood pressure and causes dehydration. Besides potentially creating cardiovascular problems, dehydration causes us to eat more when what we really crave is water."
Salt is also a contributing factor in heart attacks and strokes. Dr. Dow recommends finding salt alternatives, which will help spice up your meal without sacrificing your health.
Click through for Dr. Dow's list of salt alternatives, and meals with which they can be paired.