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Submission + - Dont Cut the Salt, It's Good For You (reuters.com)

rubycodez writes: Dr. Jan Staessen of the University of Leuven in Belgium used data from two studies of 3700 Europeans, in which their salt intake was measured by urinalysis for an average of 8 years. Those subjects with lowest salt intake had the highest rate, 4%, of death by heart attack, while those with the highest salt intake had the lowest heart attack rate at one percent. Yet another urban legend of dietary advice bites the dust.
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Dont Cut the Salt, It's Good For You

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