Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 19:13
A new study has found that reducing salt intake and increased consumption of vegetable protein provide clear benefits for the heart and kidney health of patients with chronic kidney disease.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 10:31
Going by the lifestyles most of us lead, doctors say hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) can affect any of us and should be taken seriously as it is a silent killer.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 14:43
As many as a half a million American lives could be saved if they all ate a fraction of a teaspoon of salt less every day, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 03, 2012, 16:21
Reducing sodium intake to less than 1,500 milligrams per day can help fight high blood pressure, which is a major cause of cardiovascular disease, according to a new American Heart Association presidential advisory.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 10:38
Taking a moderate amount of salt may be healthier than too little or too much, researchers reported on Tuesday in a study likely to fuel the debate over the health effects of salt in the diet.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 12:10
Cutting back on salt could do you more harm than good, by boosting chemicals that are bad for the heart.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2011, 17:39
Regular dependence on fast food or packaged foods promotes greater salt intake, which accumulates in the body and poses serious health risks.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 26, 2010, 00:00
Only one in 10 Americans keep their salt intake within recommended levels.