Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Is salt bad?
Below is an interesting article which raises the question whether the salt that we eat is really that bad? Let's forget the fact that the table salt consists of various additives...let's talk about just salt, NaCl. Almost all articles which talk about healthy eating, tell us that "Salt is bad. Eat less salt." Only few articles tell that actually, our bodies need salt; that it's a vital element.
The article below emphasises that all research which prove that salt is hamrful has been carried out within people who already belong into certain risk-group: people with high blood pressure, heart disease etc. But there is no research which proves that salt intake should also be limited amongst healthy people! And studying this is almost impossible as it raises several ethical problems...
Read the article!