In the past year were published at least 2 scientific work, the authors believe that to limit the intake of salt should only people suffering from hypertension. But this group can be attributed to patients with certain kidney diseases.

At the beginning of this week in a scientific journal published an article authored by canadian scientists from McMaster University (McMaster University in Canada). According to the data obtained by them, very low salt intake in a group of 130 000 people was associated with an increased risk of death, regardless of whether there were participants hypertension or not.

The conclusion that was made by these researchers is that healthy people can safely consume up to 6 grams of salt per day, which (depending on countries) 3-4 times more than the recommended amount.

However, the next day in the Journal of the American Medical Association published an article written by the American scientists from the University of Tulane in New Orleans (Tulane University in New Orleans).

This scientific publication is a kind of warning regarding the fact that salt continues to be the insidious enemy of people with different diseases.

In this case, scientists from New Orleans, investigated the effect of salt consumption on health of patients suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD).

These researchers over 10 years was observed in a group of adults Americans, number 3 800 people diagnosed with CKD.

During the period of the study, participants were regularly collected urine samples for laboratory studies on the salt content.
Scientists have found that significant consumption of salt by the participants in this study was associated with an increased risk of developing such dangerous diseases as myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke.

Compared to participants who consumed little salt, those subjects from this group who consumed the most sodium chloride, risk of heart attack was higher in 1.4 times and stroke more than 2 times.

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