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
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.