salt

Do High Salt Diets Cause Weight Gain?

September 8, 2021

Salt is a condiment that has been demonized since the early 1900s. High salt diets are often linked to health conditions like high blood pressure and stroke, and [...]

Are You Eating Too Much Salt?

October 2, 2019

Who knew that salt could even impact your brain function? In a 2018 study from the University of Colorado researchers followed a group of about 5,000 men over the age of 65. [...]

Can Deficiencies Cause Weight Gain?

October 16, 2018

There is nothing quite as annoying as unintended weight gain, especially if you don’t know why it’s happening. As it turns out weight gain can actually be a [...]

What Can We Do About Iodine Deficiency?

July 10, 2018

When you think of iodine—the chemical element that helps your body produce thyroid hormones and regulate energy—you probably associate it with table salt. That’s [...]

Should You Put Salt Back Into Your Diet?

July 31, 2017

Americans eat too much salt. And that causes high blood pressure, heart attacks and strokes. Right? That’s been the message for the last several decades. But what if salt [...]

Low Salt? Think Again

June 7, 2016

From a public health perspective, salt shakers have been branded the equivalent of an ash tray, an instrument of ill health. Achtung baby. But a large study published [...]
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