Unfortunately, if accustomed to a low sodium diet, then you can taste the salt in almost everything (meaning it's oversalted, just so you don't think I'm disagreeing with you).
The same goes for sugar ..............if I remember correctly. ;)
If I'm understanding you correctly, you're leaning a bit forward and relying on at least one foot to keep you stable. You may try either try scooting back just a bit on your throne or adjusting it's height to find a better center of balance. You may have to adjust your snare position to keep the...