Although salt has many functions in food, enhancing the hedonic or pleasantness of taste is arguably the most important. Evidence suggests that over-consumption of sodium in humans is partially learned; studies have shown that individual subjected to low or reduced sodium diets over several months soon become acquainted to the low salt level and find the initial sodium levels too salty. Hence in principle, it should be possible to wean consumers towards a reduced sodium diet.
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