Diets high in sodium may be a risk factor in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) by influencing immune cells that cause the disease, a new study in mice suggests.
According to a recent study published in the journal of Clinical Hypertension, The World Hypertension League and leading health organisations have warned supermarkets and restaurants to carry a front-of-pack, tobacco-style health warning on salt shakers
The study said that such a diet may cause a deficiency of the compound nitric oxide in the brain, even potentially contributing to development of Alzheimer's.
'Prevention is better than cure'. A recent study published in The British Journal BMJ says that you can avert and reduce the risk of heart attack by limiting the intake of salt in your food.
Sodium chloride in salt may raise blood pressure, which can also lead to heart ailments. It has been claimed for the first time that excessive salt intake may also significantly weaken immune system.
People with Type-2 diabetes have more to add to their list of dietary restrictions as researchers have found that a high salt diet may double their risk of developing cardiovascular disease. For long, health experts ...
Recent guidelines from WHO state that populations around the world are consuming much more salt than is physiologically necessary.