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September 1996 Issue

To Shake or Not to Shake: EN Takes Another Look At Salt

Salt has been revered throughout the ages. It's only the latter half of this century it's been on the outs. Not only was it relied upon for food preservation in the past, but Roman soldiers received a salt allowance as part of their pay. A good worker was "worth his salt." Salt is worth its weight in gold biologically speaking as well. Chemically, salt is made up of sodium (40%) and chloride

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