• Trying to solve science's salt wars, researchers may have found the ideal study subjects - prisoners

    4 monthes ago - By National Post

    Suppose you wanted to do a study of diet and nutrition, with thousands of participants randomly assigned to follow one meal plan or another for years as their health was monitored?
    In the real world, studies like these are nearly impossible. That is why there remain so many unanswered questions about what is best for people to eat. And one of the biggest of those mysteries concerns salt and its relationship to health.
    But now a group of eminent researchers has suggested a way to resolve science's so-called salt wars. The researchers want to conduct an immense trial of salt intake with...
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