Top 10 unique uses for salt
According the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most Americans consume over twice the daily-recommended daily amount of salt. Excess sodium intake can lead to increase rates of high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke.
It is important to maintain a 1500mg minimum to a 2300mg maximum amount of sodium per day, according to the Institute of Medicine.
However, salt is useful for other things besides consuming. It can make your life much easier if it is used right.
Let’s take a look at the top 10 unique uses for salt.
Top 10 unique uses for salt – #1:
If you drop a whole egg on the floor, pour salt all over the egg and let it sit for a while. Then use a dustpan, and the egg will come right up, without all the mess.
Top 10 unique uses for salt – #2:
Soak stained white clothes in salt water before washing.
Top 10 unique uses for salt – #3:
Sprinkle salt on your shelves to keep ants and pests away.
Top 10 unique uses for salt – #4:
Soak fish in salt water before rescaling. The scales will come off faster.
Top 10 unique uses for salt – #5:
Put a few grains of rice in your salt shaker to absorb the humidity.
Top 10 unique uses for salt – #6:
Test the freshness of eggs in a cup of salt water – fresh eggs sink – bad ones float.
Top 10 unique uses for salt – #7:
Add a little salt to your boiling water when cooking eggs. A cracked egg will remain in its shell.
Top 10 unique uses for salt – #8:
A pinch of salt with egg whites makes them fluffier.
Top 10 unique uses for salt – #9:
Soak wrinkled apples and plums in a mildly salted water solution to perk them up
Top 10 unique uses for salt – #10:
Soak your toothbrush and hairbrush in saltwater before your first use them. They will last longer.
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