Salt Vs Sodium

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I do believe the government has the duty to protect its citizens from harm, but I also think at times this goes too far. In the case of salt/sodium I feel the government needs to make sure the population is aware of the potential problems associated with high sodium intake, yet we do have access to labels and as consumers we should be looking. I do think government is wrong in the case of MSG, as we do not have proper labeling, and the product is referred to many times as artificial flavoring, this the consumer has no ability to monitor or control their intake. According to the article in the New York Times, most food manufactures state that the quality of taste would diminish if salt were to be eliminated, they claim to only be able to lower

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