Salt May Not Be Associated With Heart Disease, New Study Reveals

January 19, 2015 5:59 PM

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Too much salt intake may not be associated with increased risks of developing cardiovascular diseases, according to a recent study. However, that does not mean that the scientists who discovered this disagree with the health recommendation regarding the daily salt consumption.

The study involved 2,400 participants and among the 881 who died after a period of ten years, the participants who said to have consumed less than 1,500 mg of salt daily had a mortality rate of 34%. This was compared to those who consumed and average of 1,500 to 2,300 mg of salt daily and had a mort...

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