Too much salt

by Seth Godin
Why do most restaurants use an unhealthy amount of salt in the food they serve? I'm talking three to five times as much salt as the typical home chef might use. For the same reason that lazy marketers spam people and unsophisticated comic book writers use exclamation points. 1. Because it works (for a while). Salt is a cheap and reliable way to persuade people that the food is tasty.Read the full article