Is salt really bad for you?
The reality is that too little salt is dangerous for you. Too little salt leads to iodine deficiency which has its own set of problems. No mineral deficiency is good, so make sure that you balance your diet effectively with foods from all the food groups and a daily multiple supplement.
How potassium makes your salt healthier
Furthermore, potassium balances out any supposed harmful effects of salt. While salt might tighten arteries, easily be offset by adding potassium to your diet.
Is salt the only cause for high blood pressure?
So many factors affect your blood pressure so to blame salt alone is highly unfair. Besides, exercise certainly negates the little negative effect that salt might have on your arteries. So would deep breathing for that matter. Potassium helps to relax the arteries.
But doctors say that you should cut back on salt…
Cutting down on salt has been found to have an extremely small positive effect on your blood pressure.
Cutting back on salt could cause you to become iodine deficient and this will affect your thyroid as it loses its ability to produce the hormones that your body needs.
If you are pregnant and iodine deficient, you run the risk of affecting your unborn baby’s brain. This could lead to cretinism which is a form of mental and physical retardation which cannot be reversed.
Other problems include impaired intellectual development due to the brain not developing properly.
Salt & High Blood Pressure – Revisited
Some 20 years ago, it was believed that a low fat, low sodium diet which was rich in vegetables and fruits would lower blood pressure significantly. Recently there has been new evidence that changes this belief somewhat. It has come to the attention of researchers that sodium was not the cause of high blood pressure, but rather an indication that important minerals were missing in the diet.
Salt is an essential part of your diet
The secret is to eat holistic salt which contains only natural compounds. The table salt that most people consume comprises mainly of sodium chloride and chemicals. The heating process alters the chemical makeup of the salt.
The best salt to use is Himalayan salt and fresh herbs to enhance the taste of your food. You can then use iodine and potassium supplements to ensure that your body gets enough of these vital minerals.
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