Salt Study

August 14, 2014 2:02 PM

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Salt Study

Persons who are hypertensive are often advised a low salt diet. Cutting down sodium consumption is often recommended in persons above 40 since it increases blood pressure and cardiovascular risk. A recent study has revealed that persons who are eating less salt may be hurting their heart. The study has generated intense controversy.

The results of the study were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. It found as expected, the link between heart complication and high levels of Sodium in the blood. However it was also revealed that persons who had very low levels of Sodium in their blood measured by the amount of Sodiu...

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