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Is salt really a new culprit in type 2 diabetes?

The principal investigator on the study said that “taking the saltshaker off the table can help prevent type 2 diabetes”. But is it really as simple as that?

Normal salt intake in countries like the UK is about 8g or two teaspoons a day. But about three-quarters of this comes from processed foods. Most of the rest is added during cooking with very little added at the table.(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 05, 2023 08:07 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal, Birmingham (uk)

Harnessing low sodium salt to combat cardiovascular disease in India

This article is authored by Dr Balram Bhargava, chief, Cardiothoracic Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Sodium: Sodium, found in salt, helps in several physiological processes such as muscle contraction, neuronal activity and nutrient absorption. (Unsplash)
Published on Nov 02, 2023 07:02 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Indians are eating too much salt and it's quite harmful; how to reduce intake

Excess salt consumption can wreak havoc on our health. The most common consequence is increased blood pressure which also puts added strain on the heart.

While some amount of salt is important for important function of the body, too much of it on a regular basis may lead to many chronic diseases(Pixabay)
Published on Sep 28, 2023 04:58 PM IST
By, New Delhi

The ultimate mover and shaker: Swetha Sivakumar on salt

As they melt away, salt molecules move in and out of food, draw water out of ingredients, seep into meat. Take a whirlwind ride. In this week’s Sound Bites.

A zoomed-in view of crystals of unprocessed pink Himalayan salt. (Adobe Stock)
Updated on Sep 23, 2023 05:22 PM IST
BySwetha Sivakumar

Using herbs and spices to replace saturated fat and salt improves health: Study

Penn State researchers have found that replacing saturated fat, sugar and salt in popular American dishes with herbs and spices can retain palatability.

Using herbs and spices to replace saturated fat and salt improves health: Study(Pexels )
Published on Aug 31, 2023 01:28 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Washington
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