- Salt does NOT raise your blood pressure. In fact, contrary to popular belief, you need salt in your diet.
- Your cells depend on sodium for vital energy, it’s a precious mineral.
- Without it, your blood vessels constrict and tighten up...causing your pressure to rise
SCIENTISTS SPEAK OUT…
Is Salt linked to high blood pressure?
- Not necessarily. Recently a meta-analysis of seven studies involving a total of 6,250 subjects in the American Journal of Hypertension found no strong evidence that cutting salt intake reduces the risk for heart attacks, strokes or death in people with normal or high blood pressure. NOTE: Yes, there are certain individuals who are extremely sensitive to salt or have kidney disorders that warrant reduction of sodium in their diet
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