All five tastes–sweet, sour, bitter, umami, and yes, salty–can be found in whole foods. Let’s break it down–then let’s make an unprocessed bloody Mary and put all five tastes to good use.
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The most surprising of The Salty Six was bread. One slice of bread or one bun can have anywhere from 170 to 400 mg of sodium!
If you use any or all of these ten naturally delicious and unprocessed flavor enhancers in lieu of salt, you’re doing your body and heart a big favor.
As a society, it seems that in our rush towards modernization, we traded the principles of cooking with flavor for a cheap substitute called salt.
Turns out, it might actually be a better strategy to order from the appetizers menu, and avoid the pizza and pastas altogether.
I’ll be the first to admit, it’s actually fairly easy NOT to go overboard on calories at Corner Bakery. Unfortunately, though, limiting the sodium is going to be quite a challenge. Indeed, many of the “worst” offenders made in on the red list only because of the astronomical sodium content.
In the spirit of the holidays, today I’m making general recommendations for healthier Chinese food. Although I don’t have specific numerical information, my hope is that you can make some better choices and still have a great meal.
Here’s a burger-to-burger comparison of a few popular fast food chains.