Sweet vs. Salty… Where do you stand?

by zesty on July 30, 2009 · 209 comments

How about the heat!  We hit 32 degrees Celsius or 90 degrees Fahrenheit yesterday in sunny PEI.  Finally some sun as the weather has been sub par thus far this summer – it is nice to get a couple of days in a row without the wet stuff.  It is also beneficial for the house construction.

So I have been dying to ask this question ….

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Sweet or Salty?

We all have certain foods that we gravitate towards when we are feeling down. Whether these foods include mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, candy or chocolate cake.  We call them “comfort foods” because their consumption evokes a comfortable and pleasurable state of mind. But why do certain foods comfort one person and not another?

Stereotypically, women crave sweets and men crave salty foods.

Are you a Salty Dog?

When it comes to snacks

  • You’re more likely to grab a bag of chips over a bag of cookies.
  • Your taste tends to be complex, sophisticated, and mature.
  • You tend to crave your favorite restaurant meal… or mom’s cooking.

Do you have a Sweet Tooth?

When it comes to snacks

  • You’re more likely to grab some candy than heat up a pizza.
  • Your tastes are simple and predictable. You are young at heart.
  • You tend to crave food you can just grab and eat.

So I need to know the answer!! I am attempting to set a zestycook.com record for the most comments ever, so if you are reading this – leave a comment about whether you are sweet or salty.

It is super easy so lets see if we can break 300 comments.

I hope you have a great Thursday and I will see you tomorrow for a nice sandwich idea for a potluck.  Can’t wait!

Take care

zesty

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1 Lara (Thinspired)

Between the two, I am salty…but my favorite is salty AND sweet! :)

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2 Kath

Sweet, obiv.

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3 Courtney

I think I’m a strange mixture of the two. When I want “comfort food”, I want chocolate or sweets. But I definitely favor savoury foods over sweet, and I certainly have a more “sophisticated” palate. I never crave something quick, I always crave the elaborate! Where does that put me? :)

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4 Heather

Salty!! No question.

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5 girlrunningaround

Mmmm, I’d like to think I have a sweet tooth, but I always go for the salty stuff.

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6 Ben

Both, I am from Mexico and we love our sweet/salty/spicy snacks. Have you ever tried mango slices with lime and chili powder? Delicious! :-p Good luck on the 300 comments :)

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7 Melissa

Oh man, seriously I have to pick between the two? Sweet!! Normally followed by something saltly. I’m bad, I know it!! :D

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8 Carrie

You know, I have trouble deciding, too, but I think it’s because either is a trigger – a little sweet, and I crave more and more sweets, and yet a little salty makes me want more salt!

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9 Andrea [bella eats]

Oooohhh…that’s a tough one, Zesty! It depends on my mood, but I’m going to say that sweet wins most of the time. I can’t resist a cookie, and cinnamon graham crackers are my go-to sweet snack. Yum!

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10 Sarah

Definitely sweet! But only the good stuff and preferably homemade!

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11 Susan

Definitely sweet. I actually hate salty stuff!

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12 Kelly

Salty, no doubt. Put me and a bag of chips in the same room, and I’m going to win, hands down.

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13 Shelby

That is so hard to answer. Hmm, I actually like them together best! But for you, I will pick just one and that would be Salty!

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14 Lindsay J

100 percent sweet! I love a good potato chip too, but given a choice, I’ll always pick a cookie. :)

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15 Meg

Salty for sure! I’d choose chips over anything sweet any day.

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16 Tracy

It depends on the day/time for me!! I can’t decide on an answer!

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17 VeggieGirl

I like both, but I’ll just say sweet :-)

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18 Kelly

I would say sweet normally. I love ice cream, cake, peanut m&m’s… But since being pregnant, I am LOVING salty stuff. Pretzels, string cheese, chips and salsa, popcorn, can’t get enough!

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19 Ariel

I’m both!

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20 Lisa

I’m both as well. Sometimes I crave lasagna. Sometimes I crave cheesecake!

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21 Cait (Cait's Plate)

Gotta have a little of both!!

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22 Dana

Salty for sure!

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23 Katelyn

Sweet wins every time!

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24 Allison

Salty Dog all the way!!

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25 Emily

I’d be tempted to say both, but I’d probably lean toward sweet if only given one option.

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26 Paige

Salt now! Though up until a year ago, I was definitely a sweet tooth. I wonder why that changed…?

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27 Ashley

Sweet, hands down.

You know, I have a friend who studies genetics and he says that your flavor preferences are actually genetic. Think: I’m Hawaiian, and I will eat fruit and sweet things before any savory dish. I don’t know how solidly true that is, but it’s an interesting theory to think about.

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28 ZestyCook

@Ashley – I tend to agree – that is a very interesting theory!

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29 Tracy

I would say I stand right in the middle of sweet and salty. Depending on my mood, I will grab one or the other. Now if you mix them together like a handful of chocolate covered pretzels, I am in heaven!

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30 Leah

Usually salty!! Sometimes sweet. But bittersweet not sugary sweet.

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31 Mandy A

I’m all about both! Mixing my M&M’s in with Pretzels or popcorn is the BEST thing ever!!!

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32 Evelyn

sweet! i really like the sweet salty combo too tho! mmm chocolate covered pretzels! but i will pick sweet today. i love candy! :D

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33 HoneyB

I love them together but if I go for one thing at a time – it is salty. I also love sweet/heat!

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34 Susan

Sweet!

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35 Dorothy

I like both, but I’d say when I’m really CRAVING something, it’s generally salty foods.

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36 Tiffany

Definitely sweet – cake, ice cream, and chocolate!

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37 Sarah

I usually crave sweets. But I love them together–hello chocolate covered pretzels!

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38 Danica

I guess I am “guy-like” LOL…I LOVE salty and crunchy anytime and I do not have to be in the mood for it. For sweets, I have to have an actual craving….otherwise they do not sound good.

Stressed ~ I crunch it away! Although technically stressed spelled backwards = desserts so go figure :)

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39 DeeElle

Oh, I’m a chippy! Potato and Chocolate. Still, I guess salty wins.

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40 Julie

I crave sweets most of the time. Sometimes I crave salty things, but this doesn’t happen often.

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41 Jaime (Embracing Balance)

Oh God, how to decide?! I would have to say Sweet Tooth though. I love me some Swedish Berries or Mike n Ikes…and Halloween candy doesn’t stand a chance around me.

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42 Ashley

I’m usually a sweet gal, but there are certain times when salty really hits the spot.

I also enjoy a combination of the two from time to time.

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43 Jordan

Salty. But in the summer nothing satisfies like a fresh piece of fruit! I do love dark choc with sea salt so I guess I just love it all :)

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44 Kathy

Salty but I do love me some white chocolate covered pretzels

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45 Caronae

I’m definitely a sweet kind of girl! I love anything chocolate.

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46 JavaChick

It really depends on the day, I like both. However, based on stories from my childhood, as recounted by my parents, I was born with a sweet tooth.

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47 Amanda @ Cakes and Ale

Usually sweet… like ice cream or chocolate! However, I’ve had my salty cravings, which generally involve pizza, Kraft mac n cheese, grilled cheese sandwiches and french fries!

I guess it just depends on my mood!

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48 Alexandra

I love salty foods, but by default, they lead me to my sweet tooth! I try not to eat junk but I often crave something spicy and salty. However, when I’m done eating my salty snack, I then want something sweet and this horrible cycle perpetuates itself!

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49 Janice

Definitely salty!

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50 Sarah (LovIN My Tummy)

Yup, I’m all about the combo!

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51 Judy H.

I’m definitely a ‘sweet’ girl. But like many above, there are times when something salty tastes really good. I can leave the potato chips sitting all day, but put a cookie in front of me
and I can’t resist!

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52 elissa

I’m going to have to say that I’d grab a salty snack before a sweet one. My go to “comfort food” when I need a pick-me-up are chips and salsa with a side of guac.!

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53 miss tiffie

I’m a huuuuuuuuuuuuuuuge sweettooth.. so much so, I call them sweet teeth… I rarely crave salty.. but LOOOOVE salty and sweet as well :]

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54 Sarah

Umm, yeah, I would have to go with sweet!! I love salty food too, but I really crave sweets much more.

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55 Joleen

What good descriptions – sweet for sure! Although I can’t say I often say no to pizza either…

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56 Amanda

Totally prefer salty :-) I can only take so much sweet at one time. Though the best is sweet and salty together!

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57 Rose-Anne

Do I have to choose? Oh, the agony! But I’m going to say salt. I can have a meal with no sweet stuff, but nothing salty? Oh, no.

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58 Sheri

Salty!!! My go-to comfort food is cheese, any way I can get it! ;-)

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59 Olga

Totally a sweet tooth lady over here!

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60 Jo

salty all the way. I would rather eat a basket of restuarnt bread and skip dessert!

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61 rach

salty

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62 Jenn (www.j3nn.net)

Oh, really hard to say! I love both but I tend to lean toward salty — sodium is my arch nemesis. :( Honestly, sometimes after dinner I’d rather have a sandwich than a piece of cake.

Jenn

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63 Margie

Oh, I am a sweet tooth all the way!!!

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64 Car

Both please! Chocolate covered pretzels are awesome.

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65 Jena

Sweet-tooth all the way. But I do think chocolate-covered pretzels are one of the best things ever.

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66 Nicole

I could really go either way. Some days it sweet, other days its salty. I guess if I had to pick I would have to say I have more sweet days than salty;)

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67 Sayer

I love sweet snacks. I’m not much of a salt person. BUT, give me something sweet and salty and I’m in heaven!

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68 Caroline

Definitely a sweets-addict here–if it’s chocolate-covered or candy-coated, I am SO there.

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69 AM

Im more sweet than salty in a low mood, but there are some days when tortillas and cheese sauce just hit the spot. But truth be told, I’ll take a brownie, or really anything chocolate, over a salty treat any day.

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70 tami

sweet. sweet. sweet! all the way! baked goodies especially

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71 Rebeca

Sweets… all the way :)

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72 Gina

At night, SWEET, but during the day SALT! Actually, it all depends on where I am hormonally (you know what I mean, I won’t go into detail). That makes a huge difference as to what I crave!

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73 Julia

if i had to choose, it’d have to be SWEEEEET!

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74 Buffie

Salty. I’ll take chips over candy any day.

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75 ida

salty all the way, except for ice cream…

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76 Amanda

50/50, if that’s allowed. chocolate-covered pretzels are my favorite treat, hands down.

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77 Biz

Salt for sure – especially after being diagnosed with diabetes 10 years ago – um, soft pretzels with salt!!

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78 Melanie Z

I’m definitely a sweet lover. Though if I go out for a night at the theatres, I love my theatre popcorn! I know, not heatly but soooo yummy!

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79 Pam
80 Bevin

definitely SWEET! Like soy ice cream or green and black’s dark chocolate

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81 eatingRD

can I say both? I’m the type to like chocolate covered pretzels and savory sweet dishes that play on the senses. Those are the best!

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82 katie!

sweet… then salty… then sweet!

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83 Heather

Oh, I’m going against the grain with my answer too! I like a sweet/salty combo for any snack attack. Think trail mix (Target’s Monster Trail Mix), chocolate covered pretzels, caramel with sea salt, etc. If I do them separate then I crave the other.

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84 Cait

Both! I love them together!

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85 MarathonVal

I’m totaly with Katie (above) – I rotate back and forth!!! More salty since my taste buds have been changing recently (after going vegan and more high-raw), but I still crave sweets at night always!!

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86 Nikole

I am definitely a salty person. If I want something sweet I usually have to have something salty with it..like nuts and chocolate. Plus I would rather have a glass of wine over dessert any day…I guess that wasn’t the question though :)

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87 Ev

Salty. I have zero sweet tooth. I’d rather have antoher serving of spaghetti than any dessert. I think I eat dessert about 5 times a year.

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88 Katrina

100% crave sweet over salty, but I do love salty sometimes. If I ever had to pick, I’d pick sometime sweet, hands down!

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89 Judith

Salty, definitely. Though, like many others, the sweet/salty combination is definitely a good one!

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90 Pru

I really hate to pick, but I think ultimately I go for salty more than sweet. Though putting them together is best!

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91 CAITLIN

SWEET!

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92 Erin

Salty!

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93 Lizzy

i would pick salty and then mix it up with something sweet! or both together! hahaha

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94 Melinda

Honestly I like both- but I would have to say that I am more a salty type girl :)

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95 Catie

Salty!

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96 Michelle

Sweet definitely!!

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97 Sonia

Both depending on my cravings. I tend to crave the sweet and salty combo a lot more.

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98 Jen

Sweet!

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99 Deb

A balanced snack is something sweet AND something salty, isn’t it? I love roasted, lightly salted nuts with bits of dried fruit and something chocolate such as M&Ms or chocolate chips.

I am a grab-and-eat kind of person, although I love to cook.

I am currently in the process of losing weight – cutting calories and increasing exercise – but I can dream, can’t I?!

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100 Kelley

Sweet… all the way!!

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101 Pam (Highway to Health)

Absolutely sweet! I can walk away from salty foods but sweets are a different story.

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102 ttfn300

i’d probably go with sweet… but i do crave salty sometimes, too :)

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103 Cailin

Sweet! I have a weakness for all things sweet- ice cream, candy….

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104 Yvette

Salty!! Those pretzels are way more tempting than the candy! And I’d take a cheese plate over dessert every time.

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105 Steph

sweet!

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106 Shauna

Sweet! I can’t pass up any sort of sweet treat. It would be impossible.

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107 Mary

5 years ago it was SWEET and more SWEET…now it’s salty 9 out of 10 times:) Not sure when or why my tasted changed but I love the salty stuff!

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108 Gina

I definitely have a big sweet tooth.

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109 Johanna B

Ice cream or cake or cookies, sometimes peanut butter (as in PB cookies) so I guess that makes me sweet.

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110 mcari

sweeeeet

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111 Penny

Think I’m gonna have to go with salty. I tend to crave certain meals or particular types of food before I crave sweets.

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112 Kimberly Lee

I have always been a fan of sweet over salty. But now that I am pregnant, I find myself gravitating towards the salty things.

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113 Sara

Sweeeeeeeeeeet!

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114 Rachel

Sweet all the way, baby!

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115 Kim C.

sweet for sure!

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116 Nicole

I’m a salty dog :) I love any carb baked, sauteed, fried, roasted, etc. I won’t turn my nose at sweets either but if I had to choose between french fries or chocolate, I would choose the salty carb any day!

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117 Lauren

i’m a salty gal…looks like i’m the minority!

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118 Diane

Definitely sweet!!!

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119 Hangry Pants

If I had to pick one, I guess salty, but the picture of the pretzels and chocolate just makes me want to say – both… TOGETHER!

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120 Priyanka

Salty definitely!!

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121 Run Niki Run

I think I have a mouthful of sweet teeth.

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122 Mary

I am both salty and sweet and usually salty first and then I feel the need to follow up with sweet. So because of that I try to not keep either salty or sweet within easy reach.

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123 Sammie

I definitely have a sweet tooth. I curb my cravings with lots of sweet fruit.

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124 Traci

Sweet! Ice Cream has always been my favorite thing in the world

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125 Nicole

To answer your question: I like both. What I’ve really been digging lately is a sweet treat with a salty bite, too. For example: sea salt covered caramels, dark chocolate covered (salted) edamame, dark chocolate covered almonds coated w/ turbino sugar and sea salt. But if those aren’t available – I would go for the sweet stuff. :)

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126 The Healthy Apple

Hmmm..that’s a tough one! I love to mix a lil bit of sweet with a lil bit of salty…dark chocolate covered pretzels or cacao covered nuts…yum…
Reading all these posts is making me want some sweets/salty treats after work. Hehe…
Have a great day!!! Hope it’s a bit less hot up there for you…it’s a humid one here in Manhattan.

Best,

Amie

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127 Lynne

Most of the time I reach for something sweet. However, every once in awhile I need salty! Hope you reach 300+

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128 Shawnee

Salty Dog here. Good luck on your goal!

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129 Pam

I am cursed with a sweet & salty tooth… or teeth lol
chocolate covered pretzels or nuts, salted caramel, chocolate chip cookies with a light sprinkle of sea salt… ohhh sooo good.
So, basically I’ll reach for whatever is the closest to me LOL cursed I tell you!!

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130 stephanie

absolutely sweet…. preferably in the form of chocolate or something oooey-gooey!

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131 Kimberly

Completely salty. And my favorite sweets and sweets with salt (e.g., chocolate covered pretzels, sea salt caramels) !! Even as a kid, I never wanted the cake with the sweet icing – I would puch most of the icing off of the cake.

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132 Mellissa

Salt please, I LOVE chips and guac or chips and dip, popcorn, even pretzels. I have always tended toward savory much more than sweet.

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133 Kristie

I love sweets and have a major sweet tooth but snackwise, more often than not I go for something more salty! I don’t know if I could fully pick one over the other though. I’d ideally like a little bit of each!

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134 Angie

I vote salty!

I love chocolate – but usually prefer darker, not sweeter…bring on the chips and pizza!

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135 Bev

OMG … don’t they go together. salty & chocolate makes me want some NOW !

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136 Emily

I go back and forth. I guess most of the time I like sweets, but after a night of drinking I want nothing to do with anything sweet and crave salty JUNK!

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137 Katie

Sweet and salty together is my ultimate favorite (i.e. chocolate covered pretzels= HEAVEN IN MY MOUTH)

But if I had to choose just one…I’d go with sweet.

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138 Carrie H

Salty!

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139 Ruby Red

Definitely, definitely sweet. The description was spot-on!

And good luck breaking 300 comments! :)

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140 Barbara(Blood, Sweat and Heels)

SUGAR!!!!!I always crave sweet over anything else!

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141 Lil

I love sweet stuff. I agree with others that sometimes something both sweet and salty is best!

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142 Julia

SWEET!

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143 Jen Papaya

Is it impossible to be both?? I honestly can not choose one. When I’m feeling snacky I always go for a half salty/half sweet treat!

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144 Deva

Sweet and salty together – when I’m wanting a snack I want chocolate covered peanuts or pretzels. But if I had to choose just one I’d go with salty.

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145 Alicia

sweet. not even a choice.

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146 kathleen

ssssssweet!

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147 Dori

defintely SWEET!

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148 Hayley H

lately i have becoming saltier… but overall definitely SWEET.

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149 meghan

salty!

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150 tobi1128

sweet!

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151 Cate

Sweet!

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152 Kelsey

sweet all the way!

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153 Heather

SALTY!!! Though I do like a good combination (think chocolate covered pretzels), I am a salt fanatic. A year ago I would have said sweet, but my love of pretzels, popcorn, chips & salsa and guacamole override chocolate, sadly.

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154 Graze With Me

Sweet. 110%! Just had a dinner of waffles and strawberries!

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155 Jen @ MaplenCornbread

WOW it got that hot in the maritimes?!?!?!?! ekkkk!!!!

hmmm can I be half and half- sweet & salty? :)

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156 Maureen

SALTY. Give me chips and salsa over birthday cake ANY DAY!

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157 Ilene

I always have a sweet tooth :]

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158 amanda

salty

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159 Whole Body Love

I like both sweet and salty… I sometimes eat sweet gherkins straight from the jar! The best tasting salty/sweet snack has to be candied or sugared cashews! They are in abundance at craft shows and festivals here in the US. Bass Pro shops usually have a vendor that make them fresh. When I was pregnant I was lucky enough to find a Bass Pro right next to the Babies R Us. Hello indulgence!

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160 Caitlin

This is much harder than it should be! I think I’ll have to go with salty snacks though…

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161 katklaw777

This lady will always go for a salty indulgence.
Kettle chips would be my choice, the crunchier the better.
Of course after the salty must come at least a little sweet, one small square of dark, bittersweet chocolate will hit the spot. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm then salty, then sweet, then salty, what a vicious, delicious circle!!!

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162 Marianne

I can’t say I choose one or the other more. It really depends on the mood I’m in when I need comfort food as to what I’ll reach for. Or sometimes I need both – can’t beat the sweet/salty combo!

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163 coco

I’m totally a salty person, i crave salty snacks and/or meals much more than sweet things (dark chocolate is the exception).

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164 kelly

salty! no contest. i even like my sweet to be salty.

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165 Aim

I really love a combination of both, but if I had to choose I would say sweet.

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166 Jennifer

i tend to favor sweet (i have a CRAZY sweet tooth) but i prefer a balance of sweet and salty. yum!

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167 Lauren

How about both at the same time? ;) In truth, I have an insatiable SWEET tooth. I’m not sure if the descriptors for my snacking preferences are spot-on, but I certainly do love sweet treats!

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168 Elizabeth (The Dallas Celiac)

Without a doubt, sweet!

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169 Suzanne

Definitely sweet! I tend to go for desserts when I’m feeling down (try to fight it though!).

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170 Lindsay (Whim&Waffles)

Sigh. It’s like asking which leg I’d like chopped off. I want both!

Okay…quick like a band-aid. Sweet.

Ouch.

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171 Jennifer

If I have to choose, I’d go with sweet, but I’d never turn down salty. I love them both.

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172 kara

Salty. Crunchy. Any combination of the two. Chips. Potatoes. Pasta. Cheese and crackers. Triscuits. Oh how I love Triscuits. Mmmmm.

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173 Alice

Salty, definitely.

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174 Dilani

I have a massive sweet tooth! I somehow continue to surprise myself with how much sweet foods I can consume in a short amount of time! But I just can’t stop!

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175 Lori

I would have to go with sweet.

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176 Audrey

Gimme sugah, baby! Unfortunately I have an out of control sweet tooth! But I like my salty-ness now and again, too. Still sweet stuff is probably my number one craving.

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177 Erin

I am more of a salty

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178 Lynna

Sorry, I’m both…I’m a Sweet & Salty woman!

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179 Lynda

I would be a sweet lover; give me a cookie and I’m happy-especially if it’s got chocolate in it! But I still like the occassional salty snack too.

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180 Biz

While there is no argument that my sweet tooth has a mind of it’s own and is entirely uncontrollable, if I have to choose then I pick salt. But I’d prefer to be a tad more bi-partisian! I am a salty-sweet fanatic sure. There isn’t a batch of cookies that I don’t add a couple extra ‘pinches’ of salt to! I think it helps accentuate the sweetness of just about anything. My hubby agrees. So does all of his coworkers, they never complain about the goodies I frequently send in to work with him!

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181 Tara

Salty, salty, salty! Even better, salty and crunchy.

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182 jp

im addicted to salt, so SALTY!

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183 Jasmine

Salty or maybe Salty with a touch of sweet but barring that definitely salty.

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184 Sophia

Am I too late? I LOVE salty! Actually a combo of salty and sweet is the best, but I hate sweet by itself, so salty it is!

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185 emily

Salty! But I like both if I’m feeling snacky.

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186 Delia

Sweet!

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187 ada

well, 80% salty, 20% sweet, is that fair.

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188 GIGI

I am all about the salt! I never really liked sweets… especially hated/hate pie!

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189 Julie @ Peanut Butter Fingers

SWEET!!! Give me cookies any day!

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190 DanielLzy

SALTY-NESS HERE. Gotta love the salted sunflower seeds :)

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191 Tou Tou

Interesting topic !
I’m a sweet style I guess, but it really depends. When I am a bit depressed, those chocolates or sweets or cakes just act as a “mood lifter” (according to consumer behavior journal :-) seriously, I read that). But when it comes with a sunny day and I’m deciding to have some real snack – probably I’ll go salty , with a healthy style nuts, or hummus. I know that people kinda have memories for sweet food – cookie today may leads to a cookie the next day. I’m wondering if salty snack has the same lingering effect. Let us know your research result !!!

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192 Aggie

I am totally salty….UNLESS it’s a good combo of sweet and salty!! Mmmmm….

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193 danoi

I am absolutely sweet and cannot imagine preferring salty snacks!

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194 Alisa

Salty for me :) James Beard said it best “Where would we be without salt?”

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195 tiffany@integrativehappiness.com

sweet all the way baby!! ALthough a combo is always nice as well. NOTHING is as delicious as a chocolate covered pretzel:) REcently someone made for me the most amazing chocolate cookies dusted with sea salt. It sounded kinda nasty but the taste was addictive.

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196 Leah

SALTY! There are very few sweets I really enjoy, most are too sweet by far. Even milk chocolate tastes like a sugar kick to me!

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197 Joyceski

Aargh! Don’t make me choose one without the other. Some days I like it sweet, some days I like it salty…Ok, maybe not the whole day.

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198 Jason

I am salty 120%. I will eat cookies when available but I usually need to stop after 3 or 4 since I can’t handle too much. On the other hand give me Chex mix and I will eat the bag without realizing it. Especially in the summer as it can be 34 degrees Celsius(93 fahrenheit)with 50 to 60% humidity and the salt pours out of my sweat glands.

Oh I always drink my coffee black, prefer dark chocolate, and black pepper and onion are more delicious than salt.

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199 Sylvia

I’m pretty sure I fall on the sweet side. Nothing salty really appeals to me unless it’s like pickles and mashed potatoes with cheese. *Not together of course..*
-Sylvia

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200 Larita

I prefer salt. I’d rather eat a bowl of kalamata olives and firm cheese than a sweet. I don’t like chocolate and despise cake.

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201 Trip

I am gonna definitely say salty on this poll, you invite me over for movie night and offer me chips and popcorn or m&ms and milk duds, girlll I am taking those potato chips and popcorn everytime and then some!! Salt is my weakness, it goes with everything, slap some butter on some bread and sprinkle some salt on it…delightful!!! Cheese and salt go together like cheese and salt, especially when topped on nachos or a potato in any form, i put salt on everything, and if it comes to dessert at night, screw the cakes give me a salty dirty martini with blue cheese olives!

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202 Serena Miste

I love salty foods! I like sweet too but I don’t usually crave sweetness as much as I crave saltiness.
I realized that most of my favorite foods are salty.
For example, chips, onion rings, spicy french fries, pickles, olives, and my favorite… umeboshi! You may not have heard of umeboshi before, but it’s delicious. I say that, but most people don’t like it. It’s extremely salty. It’s a pickled Japanese plum and has many health benefits, but my problem with eating umeboshi is that too much salt is not good for you and I often take more umeboshi than is healthy. However i try to control myself

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203 Melody

There are certain things i would like to eat when their sweet like cookies and cake. But when i want to snack on something i always go for the salty snacks.

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204 Elaine

I’m a salty girl!!

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205 Jessica

Salty for me! …it’s a rare day that you’ll catch me with a ho ho or ding dong lol

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206 sally @ sallys baking addiction

sweet AND salty. Is that an acceptable answer?!?!! chocolate covered salty pretzels are my favorite snack EVER. =)

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207 lisa

salty all the way !!!

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