Friday, May 27, 2016

Eating Too LITTLE Salt May INCREASE Your Risk of a Heart Attack or Stroke

Here's another example of the "scientific consensus" being wrong:  A new study found that eating too little salt could increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke. This would not have surprised our ancestors, just as the recent findings that low-fat diets are unhealthy would not have.
It has long been held that a diet high in salt is dangerous to the heart, raising the risk of heart attack and stroke.

But, in a dramatic U-turn, the scientific evidence has suggested the opposite can also be true.

A global study has found that contrary to past belief, low-salt diets may not be beneficial.

Rather, they can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and death, compared with average salt consumption. Read more

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