Low sodium diets are like global warming

When someone says “salt”, you probably think “high blood pressure”, right?  Would you be surprised to know that’s not set in stone?  Low sodium diets and global warming have something in common: they’re both controversial and both sides claim scientific support. The controversy continued this month, with a new report on the mysterious lack of actual […]

More salt confusion

Considering all the anti-salt messages out there, you might easily conclude the following: if I buy low sodium foods, my blood pressure will go down.  You might be wrong. Yet another study suggests that the blood pressure benefit of reducing sodium intake has been overstated.  Even stranger, the results showed that low sodium diets actually […]

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