There are hundreds of British fish and chip shops working with
LoSalt to offer customers a healthier way to enjoy salt with our GoLo campaign
Is LoSalt an effective alternative for salt? Is it as salty?
Does it work in cooking? Find answers to lots of frequently
asked questions here.
Too much salt (sodium chloride) can contribute to high blood
pressure (hypertension), which health experts warn can put you at
risk if health problems such as stroke and related heart disease.
Find out more on the NHS
No matter how old or young you are, too much salt can affect
your health. Even if you are young and don't suffer from high blood
pressure, you could be storing up problems for later in life. The
best way to prevent this happening is to reduce your salt
The government guidelines recommend a maximum of 2.4g of sodium
(equivalent to 6g of salt) for adults, but most people exceed this.
For children, this figure is even lower: for 7-10 year olds, just
2g of sodium (equivalent to 5g of salt). The medical profession is
strongly in favour of people cutting excess salt from their diet.
Find out more on the NHS
Although sea salt is natural, it contains the same amount of
sodium as cooking and table salt. Sea salt also contains traces of
other minerals, but the levels are too low to have a health
benefit. So no, it's no healthier for you.
Blood pressure tends to increase with age, so reducing sodium
intake can help maintain a healthy blood pressure. Experts also
tend to recommend these days that everyone watch their salt intake.
Find out more on the CASH website.
This isn't that easy! It's not just the salt you sprinkle on
your food or add during cooking that counts. Unfortunately, around
75% of the salt we eat is hidden in processed foods, so we're not
even aware that we're eating it.
Therefore you should check labels for the salt content on foods
that you buy.
Cutting down needn't be as difficult as you think! Your taste
buds may be used to the flavour of salt, but they'll retrain over a
few weeks. Keep going and you'll be surprised that after a while
you'll begin to dislike the taste of very salty foods. You can also
experiment with fresh herbs and seasonings, and make sure you check
food labels to see how much salt is in your food.
LoSalt contains all the flavour of regular salt but only one
third of its sodium. Used in place of salt in cooking or at the
table, LoSalt can help you reduce the amount of sodium in your
LoSalt is especially good on those foods which many people find
bland without any salt, such as eggs, fish, chicken, potato and
But remember - even LoSalt should be used sparingly since it
contains some sodium.
Yes, LoSalt is 100% gluten free.
Yes, LoSalt is Kosher-certified.
Yes, LoSalt is manufactured in a completely nut free
In the UK and most other countries, only the Original LoSalt is
available (The LoSalt with the blue and white packaging). This has
NO iodine in it. In the Middle Eastern, Bulgarian and African markets, LoSalt
is only available in an iodised form. This has yellow and white
packaging. However, in the USA and Netherlands, both
iodised and original non-iodised salts are available.
Yes. LoSalt is ideal to add to home cooking and can be used in
exactly the same way as regular salt.
LoSalt has been carefully blended to have the same flavour as
regular cooking salt. Some sensitive palates may notice a slight
taste difference, but the majority of consumers will find it easy
to make the switch. It's like moving from full fat to semi-skimmed