Ardent consumption of salty foods may fuel the development of stomach cancer.

This study clarified the association between fondness for salty foods and the odds of being diagnosed with gastric (stomach) cancer. Researchers conducted a meticulous meta-analysis on data extracted from eligible studies. 

Researchers found out high intake of salty foods resulted in a spike in stomach cancer risk. This study concluded that salty foods may play an active role in transforming normal cells in the stomach to cancerous cells and tumors