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Salt or Sugar?!

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created January 05, 2012 at 9:51 PM

When I have the choice between salty and sweet (sugar), what makes more sense to choose.

(for example with popcorn (I know!!! popcorn isn't paleo!))

TY All! & Happy 2012! ;-)

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3eca93d2e56dfcd768197dc5a50944f2

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on January 06, 2012
at 07:55 PM

I "like" "sugar" too. Doesn't mean that it's good for you. It's best to get your sugar needs from fruits & honey, not adding it on things like popcorn as the OP suggested (which is sugar itself).

5ef574d7893bc816ec52e04139e9bc09

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on January 06, 2012
at 07:07 PM

For the record, not everyone is this afraid of sugar. I like sugar.

100fd85230060e754fc13394eee6d6f1

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on January 06, 2012
at 03:17 PM

Why would you avoid salt?

7c9f81d68c78de1a31eab9c91c17b4b8

on January 06, 2012
at 04:00 AM

Ah ha! Saved by Dean! :)

F0e558010a2ecb31fa37b7c491596b8e

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on January 06, 2012
at 03:59 AM

Butter without salt is oil.

1d0497f8781845ab371b479455bfee8e

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on January 06, 2012
at 03:11 AM

You should try Lindt's Sea Salt with dark chocolate!

B1859f696e88d25460a6b8a333412ea3

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on January 06, 2012
at 12:48 AM

Smoked salt on my 88% chocolate is my fav.

A942dbc90fe12f7f90744a68f9f223e2

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on January 06, 2012
at 12:44 AM

Yes, you are choosing salt unless it is unsalted butter.

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3eca93d2e56dfcd768197dc5a50944f2

(11697)

on January 05, 2012
at 10:21 PM

Salty. Just make sure it's a good salt, with enough minerals in it. Sugar doesn't offer anything of value, at least salt does a bit.

5ef574d7893bc816ec52e04139e9bc09

(6097)

on January 06, 2012
at 07:07 PM

For the record, not everyone is this afraid of sugar. I like sugar.

3eca93d2e56dfcd768197dc5a50944f2

(11697)

on January 06, 2012
at 07:55 PM

I "like" "sugar" too. Doesn't mean that it's good for you. It's best to get your sugar needs from fruits & honey, not adding it on things like popcorn as the OP suggested (which is sugar itself).

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96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

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on January 05, 2012
at 10:22 PM

Even when I was eating sugar all the time I consistently chose salty. Now sugar is a rare holiday treat and salty tastes even better!

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7c9f81d68c78de1a31eab9c91c17b4b8

on January 05, 2012
at 11:11 PM

I choose neither salt or sugar on the popcorn and just massive amounts of BUTTER. Is that one of the choices?

A942dbc90fe12f7f90744a68f9f223e2

(249)

on January 06, 2012
at 12:44 AM

Yes, you are choosing salt unless it is unsalted butter.

7c9f81d68c78de1a31eab9c91c17b4b8

on January 06, 2012
at 04:00 AM

Ah ha! Saved by Dean! :)

F0e558010a2ecb31fa37b7c491596b8e

(3850)

on January 06, 2012
at 03:59 AM

Butter without salt is oil.

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6670b38baf0aae7f4d8ac2463ddc37c0

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on January 05, 2012
at 10:24 PM

If I had to chose one or the other (health wise), I would chose salt because I have low blood pressure. HOWEVER, I have a habit of putting salt on my 88% chocolate, so I get both.

1d0497f8781845ab371b479455bfee8e

(11157)

on January 06, 2012
at 03:11 AM

You should try Lindt's Sea Salt with dark chocolate!

B1859f696e88d25460a6b8a333412ea3

(837)

on January 06, 2012
at 12:48 AM

Smoked salt on my 88% chocolate is my fav.

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96440612cf0fcf366bf5ad8f776fca84

(19463)

on January 06, 2012
at 12:07 PM

Salt. Always choose it over sugar. Now if you had said salt vs honey, that's a different story as both items would be paleo.

As for popcorn, bleh. I'd pick crispy bacon over popcorn every time.

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77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

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on January 06, 2012
at 03:34 AM

On popcorn I choose salt and coconut oil- yum!

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A942dbc90fe12f7f90744a68f9f223e2

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on January 05, 2012
at 11:40 PM

I choose both! Many sweet things require salt to enhance the flavor, otherwise the taste is flat.

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on January 05, 2012
at 11:02 PM

Why are they being juxtaposed like they're equivalent? Sugar is kinda bad for you. Salt is kinda good for you. So if you're given an either or option... eat salt.

Though I agree with Annie, if the option is either, or, or both, totally go with both. Mmmm.

(And don't sweat the popcorn, I love the stuff, and at the end of the day it's really not that much food)

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on January 05, 2012
at 10:57 PM

If it's the case of popcorn, then it ALWAYS has to be salted...end, lol! (Although, I don't eat a lot of popcorn...)

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