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a container for salt with a perforated top to allow the salt to be shaken out.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The rock salt applied to icy roads in the winter is the same substance that comes out of your
Even if you have a light hand with the
, you probably get lots of sodium in processed or restaurant meals.
And it's a pain to carry around a
and have to apply it to every little piece of food you eat.
Grains of salt are good, but not if they come from an ideological
And if you are trying to reduce your sodium intake, reach for a lemon wedge rather than the
In view of the huge amount of cutting he had to do, it would seem as if the new material had been added with a
Do not use salt when cooking and take the
away from the table.
is not the major problem, nor is the pinch of salt tossed into the spaghetti sauce.
The low-energy technology uses the same principle that causes the contents of a
to clump up on rainy days.
Most of the salt people eat is not from the
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