Salty eyes

Someone recently told me that you can tell whether you are eating too much salt if your sweat burns your eyes. I found this interesting because I thought every person’s sweat burned his/her eyes, but after asking around, this apparently is not so.

Because of this and a documentary I saw about the risks of salt intake, I recently started loosely tracking how much sodium I was consuming. Thus far, I’ve been kind of surprised in the high amount of sodium in some innocent things like salsa, which I love.

While I was clicking around, I found this link from the Salt Institute. According to them, you can eat as much salt as you want. Talk about checking your sources!

One thought on “Salty eyes

  1. The “salty eye test” is not a true medical test, but really salty sweat may be an indicator of too much salt.

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