- 1. What is Nu-Salt®?
Nu-Salt® is a sodium-free substitute that, we believe, looks, tastes and sprinkles like real salt.Please consult with your physician before using Nu-Salt®.
- 2. How much sodium does Nu-Salt® contain?
Nu-Salt® contains no sodium per 1/8 tsp. serving. An equivalent serving of regular table salt contains 393 milligrams of sodium.
- 3. Are there any artificial ingredients, harmful chemicals or preservatives in Nu-Salt®?
No. The ingredients that are used are found naturally are all approved for use as food ingredients and are combined to approximate the flavor of salt.
- 4. What are the ingredients in Nu-Salt®?
Nu-Salt® contains potassium chloride, potassium bitartrate, silicon dioxide and natural flavor derived from citrus fruits and honey.
- 5. What is the function of each ingredient?
Potassium chloride = is the salt substitute component of the blend.
Potassium bitartrate = flavor modifier.
Silicon dioxide = anticaking agent.
Natural flavor = taste modifier.
- 6. How much potassium does Nu-Salt® contain?
Nu-Salt® contains 0.530 grams or 530 milligrams of potassium per 1/6 tsp. (1 g) serving.
- 7. Why does Nu-Salt® have such a high potassium content?
The minimum potassium requirement for adults is approximately 1600 to 2000 milligrams per day. The potassium content of Nu-Salt® is 530 milligrams per 1/6 tsp. (1 g) serving which is approximately the same as the amount of potassium in one medium banana or one cup of fresh cantaloupe. Potassium chloride is used as a substitute for the common salt, sodium chloride.
- 8. What is the shelf life of Nu-Salt®?
Nu-Salt® neither loses its saltiness nor decomposes during storage, which makes it safe to consume even after many years. It is recommended to store Nu-Salt® under cool and dry conditions. Storing the product in a hot and humid environment may result in caked and discolored product. However, the product will still maintain its saltiness and will be safe to consume.
- 9. Is Nu-Salt® kosher?
Yes. Nu-Salt® is considered kosher by the Union of Orthodox Rabbis. Nu-Salt® is parve.
- 10. How is Nu-Salt® sold and where can I buy it?
Nu-Salt® is available in 2.5 ounce canisters and boxes of 50 packets. It is available in the baking aisle of supermarkets, drugstores, wholesale clubs and discount chains. Please click on the product name to view its nutrition facts.
- 11. Can Nu-Salt® be used to replace regular salt in cooking and
To help reduce your sodium intake, Nu-Salt® may be used in place of regular salt in preparing your favorite recipes. However, the same amount is not always needed. Start out with small amounts of Nu-Salt® and add more to taste.
As with any change in diet, please consult with your physician before using Nu-Salt®.
- 12. Who manufactures Nu-Salt®?
Cumberland Packing Corp. manufactures Nu-Salt®. The Brooklyn, New York based company also manufactures Sweet 'N Low® brand zero calorie sweetener.
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