Let’s Shake The ‘Scary Salt’ Habit!


I love salt – I even put it on ice cream. For years I’ve used enough salt to de-ice major highways.  And for years I’ve heard all the happy horseshit about salt being bad for you. I never believed it. Now it seems a major medical research study agrees with me.  You’re welcome, world!

Medpage Today: “Sodium restriction is a cornerstone of heart failure management, but many people would be surprised to learn that there is no good supporting evidence for the practice. Now a new observational study raises further questions about sodium restriction in heart failure.”

“No evidence to support sodium restriction was found. In fact, sodium restriction was associated with significant increase in the risk of death or heart failure hospitalization, although any firm interpretation is impossible due to the retrospective and observational nature of the study.”  Read more:  http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/CHF/55442



Leave a Reply