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Adhering to a diet low on salt can help to transform a high blood pressure number to a healthy one.
Habitual consumers of diets high in sodium, sugary beverages, and processed meats and low in fruits, vegetables, and nuts are more likely to suffer and die from stroke, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.
High dietary intake of salt may increase stomach cancer development risk. This study assessed the correlation between habitual consumption of salty foods and gastric (stomach) cancer risk. Researchers systematically reviewed 10-year old data on salt intake and gastric cancer odds ratio of 2,076498 subjects extracted from 4 cohort and 7 case-control studies. They found...
Stomach cancer is more likely to occur in individuals who regularly consumed salt processed foods, such as salted meat and pickled vegetables, than in rare and non-consumers of these foods.
High consumption of salty foods may increase stomach cancer risk.
Sodium consumption above 2g per day is one of the major causes of cardiovascular-related deaths worldwide. This study examined the effect of sodium consumption on global cardiovascular mortality. Researchers analyzed dietary and clinical data obtained from subjects in 66 countries. The blood pressure and cardiovascular mortality hazard ratios were assessed in all the subjects....
High intake of sodium may increase the chances of dying from cardiovascular diseases.
High-salt diets may impair endothelial function in healthy individuals.