Sceptic – Why fat and salt tastes so good

Sceptic – Why fat and salt tastes so good

Why do we love eating fat and salt? We all love salt and fat, and those who say they don’t are lying to themselves and to their genes. Do we have a choice? Could there be a physiological need for hot chips? Tonic’s resident sceptic Richard Brophy wonders… Tonic TV |...
Why salt matters

Why salt matters

Cutting back on salt – do we really need to reduce our intake? There are plenty of health promotion messages about reducing your salt intake, for good reason. We’re eating 5 to 10 times more salt than we evolved to consume. It’s one of the main reasons our blood...