eWellness: Restricting salt in diet can lower heart disease risk
Restricting salt in the diet can lower the risk of developing heart disease by 25% and the risk of dying from heart disease by 20%.Dietary intake of sodium among Indians is excessively high. A Harvard Medical School study published in the British Medical Journal says that among hypertensive individuals, lowering sodium is quite well established to lower blood pressure, but now it has been shown that reducing salt also has an effect on cardiovascular disease.When people with pre hypertension (blood pressure more than 120/80 and
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