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Too much salt is linked to 1.65 million deaths per year

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 09:07

People around the world eat twice as much salt as they should, and this behavior translates into 1.65 million heart-related deaths per year, researchers said Wednesday.

Salt can kill cancer cells: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 21:17

The next weapon to effectively fight cancer could be salt as researchers have found that an influx of salt into a cell triggers its death.

Diabetics who take high-salt diet at double the risk of heart problems

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:24

A new research has found that Type 2 diabetes patients who intake high-salt foods salt face double risk of developing heart disease.

Low sugar and salt in food products becoming more popular than low and no-fat

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 22:28

Researchers have claimed that more than 50 per cent of consumers are interested in products with reduced levels of salt and sugar.

Reducing just 6 risk factors may prevent 37m deaths from chronic diseases: Lancet

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 10:13

Reducing six risk factors - tobacco use, alcohol use, salt intake, high BP, blood sugar, and obesity - to globally-agreed levels could prevent 37 million premature deaths over 15 years, from cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory disease, cancers, and diabetes, new research has revealed.

Five natural ways to keep your blood pressure in check

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 00:53

People of all ages, including the young ones are experiencing hypertension, which needs to be watched and prevented.

Recommended low salt intake harmful for health: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:31

Beware! Your average daily salt intake as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US may actually be low - leading to harmful health outcomes.

Spices, herbs in food helps lower salt intake in adults

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 18:02

A new study has found that teaching people how to flavour food with and herbs is considerably more effective at lowering salt intake.

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