The Surprising Secret About Salt
The health industry’s stance on salt since the 1950’s was that too much salt (sodium) caused hypertension (high blood pressure) and associated heart disease. Doctors and nutritionists advised against salt consumption for hypertensives and cardiac patients. It was thought that excess salt would cause water retention leading to increased blood pressure and ultimately resulting in heart disease. The reason for diuretic medication was to excrete more fluids to lower blood pressure.
But a new book questions the conventional thinking about salt.Read More