Consuming too much salt is having a negative effect on teenager's health, and could possibly lead to cardiovascular disease in adulthood according to new research set to be presented at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting in San Francisco on May 8.
By simulating a space mission to Mars, an international team of researchers noted that eating salty food led to greater hunger than thirst, at least in the long term. The reason seems to be a protective mechanism that conserves water in the kidneys.
Medical experts are accusing two Canadian-researched studies of dangerously confusing the public health conversation around sodium, after the studies used questionable science to conclude a low-sodium diet might be dangerous.
Canadians have long been told that the packaged and fast food they’re eating contains FAR too much salt. Now, a new study has found the sodium levels in well-known sit-down restaurants are sky-high as well -- even in the foods most of us would assume to be healthy.