• Pass the salt: Study finds average consumption safe for heart health

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    New research shows that for the vast majority of individuals, sodium consumption does not increase health risks except for those who eat more than five grams a day, the equivalent of 2.5 teaspoons of salt.
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  • Salt not as damaging to health as previously thought, says study

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    New research reignites a row with scientists who want to reduce salt intake to near zero Salt may not be as damaging to health as is usually claimed, according to a controversial new study which suggests campaigns to persuade people to cut down may only be worthwhile in countries with very high sodium consumption, such as China. The World Health Organization recommends cutting sodium intake to no more than 2g a day - the equivalent of 5g of salt - because of the link to increased blood pressure, which is in turn implicated in stroke. Related: A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist...
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  • Salt is NOT as bad as previously thought, study claims

    Salt is NOT as bad as previously thought, study claims

    11 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Guidelines say eat no more than 0.75 teaspoons of salt a day. But a study by McMaster University found that anything under two-and-a-half teaspoons - which is standard for most people - is safe.
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