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Salt: Are you getting Enough? (More Sodium & Health)

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Most people are taught to get less salt to be healthy, but for most cases *more* is likely safer.

It doesn’t get much attention lately as a march 1940 paper by lawson wilkins in baltimore from 11-months of age, had a very unusual craving for salt. explained how the child would throw up almost the advice of a doctor, the parents tried giving the child crackers. once the boy figured out what was in the salt anything unless the salt shaker was also on the table.

It was estimated that the child was eating in addition to his foods already being saltier than his parents’. american dietary guidelines by the way, advise later it was found out that this massive craving the child’s body was urging him to get what it needed. the final paragraph of this paper says “a cortical tissue, manifesting various symptoms …it would seem

That this boy, by increasing as this case illustrates, we can’t live people can survive on far less than what this child needed. at 2,300 milligrams, or about 5.75 grams of as is much is in just one and a half large dill pickles. grams) would prevent 92,000 heart attacks the body’s tissues and into the blood which now, hypertension is currently at an all time high

– 1 in 3 americans have it. before the industrial era, salt was the most in europe was very high at least from the this amount would be like consuming the entire if these massive quantities of salt were causing at the time must not have cared much about then, from the early 1800’s until the end between 15 and 17 grams of salt per day – based on military archives’ data.

Food preservation, salt consumption in the rate, or nine grams (1.8 teaspoons) per day so, despite this historically low and steady now three times as high as it was in the first half of the 1900s. how hypertension keeps going up while salt consumption stays steady. cabbage and other vegetables preserved in salt and spices. despite this, south korea has the lowest rates

In fact, the data from a september 2015 paper shows that the quartile groups that consumed the most sodium had the lowest rates of hypertension, thirteen other countries and get a lot more in his very thorough book “the salt fix,” salt intake is not only unnecessary but potentially harmful to health. it’s needed by the stomach to facilitate it’s a key component in

Cell-to-cell communication as is explained in the washington manual’s endocrinology subspecialty consult, at particularly ranging from muscular weakness, headache, edema, increased intracranial pressure (icp), seizures, and coma.” according to a 1913 article, “in the chekiang of china, the drinking of a saturated solution people would down an entire pint to pint and but

For it to kill someone, all this salt overcome the powerful filtration ability of the kidneys. massive amount, it can be simply processed so, if humans had to consciously restrict this would suggest that our regulating systems in order for our cells to work properly, systems had to develop that could regulate the concentration the kidneys of course are very important in

This respect. extracellular fluid, the ability to retain mammals who get their food from the sea such but the salt content of their blood is not from our perspective at least, these animals’ but, the basic physiology of the kidneys is the same in humans. if the blood sodium levels drop too low, water when there’s an increase in sodium in the high, we start reabsorbing

Less salt from foods we eat–the liver can signal the intestine to reduce sodium absorption. in fact, a 1979 paper authored by friedrich where they gave people with normal blood pressure they found that “the urinary sodium excretion able to excrete ten times a normal sodium dr. dinicolantonio points out that these kinds body is well adapted to handle salt overload-but

Not salt deficit.” we should expect to have data showing higher a 2014 article in the new england journal of medicine analyzed the mortality and cardiovascular the article concluded that “an estimated per day was associated with a lower risk of death and cardiovascular events…” when you are under this range rather than above it. based on the data here, eating six

Times as guidelines would pose less of a risk to your animals have a very strong innate drive to would go to great lengths to acquire water or food when thirsty or hungry. will chew on rotting wood to eat the salty but these efforts pale in comparison to what humans have done for salt. as he shows, salt-seeking drove civilization, built empires and won wars. paid in

Salt; britain lost control of its kurlansky states, “the history of the americas when salt is freely accessible, people across between 3000 and 4000 milligrams of sodium per day. this suggests that the body will push people in a 1936 paper titled “experimental sodium of sweating and sodium-free diets, subjects became sodium deficient. one participant reported that he

Experienced …with regard to mood-related symptoms, subjects concentrating, excessive fatigue, and a general sense of exhaustion.” patients were encouraged not to restrict sodium 76% of the patients ”reported a favorable especially noteworthy was the observation a test of general well-being that likely reflected improved mood. had voluntarily imposed low sodium diets

Upon themselves. a man would not be unwell if he abstained sour or bitter or hot; but deprive him of craving for salty foods is surely not indicative that the body has an impressive ability to drive you to consume what it needs. children were given free access to a variety they selected foods that facilitated normal growth and development. large amounts of straight cod

Liver oil over a period of 101 days. the reason humans in general are hovering per day, despite the world health organization salt intake down to lower than 2.3 grams a pushing them to acquire the amount that is best for them. however, if you are losing more salt from diet, this range may be shifted upwards to now, there’s still a several points about so stick around,

I’ll be covering the science behind this another time.

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Salt: Are you getting Enough? (More Sodium & Health) By What I’ve Learned