Episode from the Flemish series OverLeven. Since science discovered that the use of salt raises our blood pressure and exposes us to cardiovascular diseases, salt has become a dirty word. In the meantime, however, studies have shown that a diet with too little salt can be dangerous. It can cause dementia and goitre. A recent study in Belgium revealed that nearly one in five adolescents has incipient goitre. Should salt be rehabilitated?

Credits

Production company
VRT

Title: Het zout der aarde
Year: 2000
Duration : 41 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2001

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