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Salt is used in our food because:


A
it makes the food tasty
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B
we sweat and lose salt
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C
it helps in production of hydrochloric acid required to digest the food
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D
it makes water absorb food particles better
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Solution

The correct option is A it makes the food tasty
It balances the sweetness and helps suppress other flavors, such as bitterness. Salt contains the element sodium, which is an essential nutrient need by the body in Small amounts. When salt is added to processed meats, it restructures the proteins, which then act as binding and emulsifying agents.

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