Our health could be afected by the excess of salt. According to experts, we are taking twice the amount of salt we must. In the last 5 years, the amount of salt in processed food has been increased in a 6%. A consumers association (OCU,in Spain) compares some processed products between 2010 y 2014.
Sugar is a sweet-taste carbohydrate and one of the main ingredient of juices and soft drinks, but this “hidden sugar” is also used in salty biscuits and sauces. According to several studies, an excessive consumption has a relation with obesity; and it could also influence the central nervous system. Why has this extra amount of hidden sugar been used in processed food?