The daily intake of salt should not exceed 5g. Beyond that, the health risks are real. Salt is a true flavour enhancer but it is not the only one. So learn to sparingly use the salt shaker and discover great substitutes for your dishes!
Flat parsley, coriander, chives… Used in salads, these herbs bring freshness and a lot of taste. Try them in a simple green salad, you’ll see, it changes everything! Coriander also goes very well with pumpkin soup.
Widely used in Levantine, Indian or African cuisines, they are true natural flavour enhancers. Curry, saffron, pepper, turmeric, you are spoilt for choice. Spices are a good substitute for salt in different soups or slow-cooked dishes. Be careful, however, not to have a heavy hand!
This Japanese condiment made from powdered sesame and mixed with salt is rich in calcium and minerals. So of course, it contains salt but actually 10 times less than a conventional salt shaker. As a bonus, this preparation brings a little nutty taste to your dishes.
Available in flakdes, nori seaweed, used in Japanese makis, can very well replace salt in your fish dishes. Their iodized fragrance blends perfectly with a cod fillet or a fish cooked in foil.