People who consume lots of salt and do a little exercise will experience a more rapid mental decline. Besides that, the consumption of more than 1 teaspoon of salt per day could lead to increased risk of senility and Alzheimer’s disease. (more…)
French fries, chips or other savory snack may be very tempting when you are experiencing stress. Regardless of its calorie content, these foods contain salt, which was found to have positive effects as a stress reliever.
Based on a study by the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, increased levels of salt in the body can reduce stress hormones and increase production of oxytocin, a hormone that triggers feelings of pleasure and happiness. (more…)
Salt is the biggest enemy of people with high blood pressure. However, for most people with high blood pressure, it is very difficult to leave food without salt. It is not surprising because salt has the effect of addiction.
Based on one study, salt has addictive effect like cigarettes and drugs. Salt raises a similar effect on brain cells and brain tissue as when people consume cigarettes and drugs. (more…)
Doctors always gives advice to reduce salt consumption because it is not good for health. But now a new study shows the opposite. Reducing salt increases the risk of death from heart attack and stroke.
The American Medical Association made a research for eight years on 3,681 healthy people in Europe who are in their 50s to 60s. In that study it was found that those who consumed at least one teaspoon of salt per day did not show the development of health than those who ate more salt. (more…)
Consuming too much salt can cause serious health problems. For example, high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. Well, for you who wants to reduce salt consumption in your diet, here are some steps to do it, according to ehow. (more…)