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Forbidden Indulgence to Salt Could Actually Spare You a Heart Attack

Forbidden Indulgence to Salt Could Actually Spare You a Heart Attack

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  • The Weston A. Price Foundation has warned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that plans for dietary salt restriction pose a serious threat to human health
  • High-quality salt is essential for life, but in the United States it has been vilified as a cause of high blood pressure and heart disease; these latter claims have failed to be proven conclusively, as have many purported benefits of a low-salt diet
  • Recent research has linked salt restriction with increased heart failure and insulin resistance leading to diabetes
  • The best salt for your health is natural and unrefined, not heavily processed (which is the type used in most processed foods)

By Dr. Mercola

Salt has long been a treasured staple for humans across the globe.


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