Salt, and why you love it so much

A recent expose by the New York Times found that “Without salt the cereal (Corn Flakes) tasted metallic. Eggo waffles evoked stale straw….Salt really changes the way that your tongue will taste the product,” Mr. Kepplinger said. “You make one little change and something that was a complementary flavor now starts to stand out and become objectionable.”

Oh salty goodness, how I love thee but how I hate processed products!

Read more about it here. A fabulous info-graphic of salt in processed foods here.