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Research Has Found Excessive Salt Is Harmful to the Immune System

Research has found that besides being bad for blood pressure, a high salt diet is also bad for the immune system. Mice suffered from more bacterial infections of greater severity after being given a high-salt diet. Human volunteers consuming an extra 6 grams of salt a day experienced pronounced immune deficiencies. This amount is equivalent… Read More »

Foods allowed on a low salt diet

An easy rule of thumb when it comes to choosing foods that have minimal amounts of salt is to shop the perimeter of the grocery store. That’s where you’ll find fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products. Use caution when shopping the interior aisles where processed, packaged foods tempt you with high sodium… Read More »

Why is salt antibacterial

Salt intake, stroke, and cardiovascular disease: meta-analysis of prospective studies”. And if so, how do they prevent salt poisoning? Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. So as with any salt, you don’t want to overdo it. There is more salt in animal tissues, such as meat, blood, and milk, than in plant tissues.… Read More »