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High salt intake may double chances of heart failure, says study

High salt intake may double chances of heart failure, says study

 High salt intake is associated with a doubled risk of heart failure, says a new study.

Aug 28, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Pizza, noodles, soft drinks go off Maharashtra school canteens

Pizza, noodles, soft drinks go off Maharashtra school canteens

School canteens will now have to to sell items like rotis made of wheat, rice, vegetables, pulses, idli and vada sambar, coconut water, lemonade, jaljira and other healthy items.

May 09, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
Salt intake: Indians consume more than 100% of daily recommended amount

Salt intake: Indians consume more than 100% of daily recommended amount

Excessive consumption of salt can lead to high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.

May 01, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Consuming less salt not a solution to lower your BP: Study

Consuming less salt not a solution to lower your BP: Study

However, over the next 16 years, the researchers found that the study participants who consumed less than 2,500 milligrams of sodium a day had higher blood pressure than participants who consumed higher amounts of sodium.
 

Apr 26, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Decoded: This is why you should start putting salt in your cuppa coffee

Decoded: This is why you should start putting salt in your cuppa coffee

However alien it may sound, this latest trend is actually backed by science.A study from the journal Nature showed that sodium ions suppress the bitterness in coffee and actually enhance its flavour.

Apr 11, 2017, 11:10 AM IST
Tired of making several trips to the toilet at night? Reduce your salt intake!

Tired of making several trips to the toilet at night? Reduce your salt intake!

Salt can only be disposed from the body when it is dissolved, so the more people eat the more urine needs to be expelled to get rid of it.

Mar 26, 2017, 22:27 PM IST
Not high, but low salt intake can elevate your risk of heart attack, warn researchers!

Not high, but low salt intake can elevate your risk of heart attack, warn researchers!

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended an amount of less than five grams of salt a day for adults.

Mar 05, 2017, 21:34 PM IST
Lesser known health benefits of Himalayan salt!

Lesser known health benefits of Himalayan salt!

As it is unrefined, unpolluted and unprocessed, Himalayan salt is considered a healthier option than the regular salt.

Feb 14, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
High content of protein and salt in food cause post-meal sleepiness: Study

High content of protein and salt in food cause post-meal sleepiness: Study

A new study suggests that higher content of salt and protien in our food often leads to post-meal sleepiness.

Nov 22, 2016, 22:49 PM IST
Adequate quantity of salt in every state, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Adequate quantity of salt in every state, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today dismissed canard about shortage of salt in the country as "concocted rumours" and stressed adequate quantity is available in every state.

Nov 12, 2016, 19:23 PM IST
Don't pay heed to rumours of salt scarcity: Akhilesh

Don't pay heed to rumours of salt scarcity: Akhilesh

Akhilesh appealed to the people not to pay attention to such rumours and avoid panic buying.

Nov 11, 2016, 23:42 PM IST
Salt price goes up to Rs 400 in Uttar Pradesh - Is it for real?

Salt price goes up to Rs 400 in Uttar Pradesh - Is it for real?

There is no need to panic as it is just a rumour. 

Nov 11, 2016, 20:34 PM IST

Follow these simple tips to manage high blood pressure without pills!

 High blood pressure is a chronic medical condition that increases the risk of developing many health related problems like heart disease, stroke and kidney failure.

Oct 12, 2016, 23:32 PM IST

Five easy home remedies to treat water retention!

Water retention is quite common and normal if you are pregnant or menstruating, otherwise one should consult a doctor immediately as it is considered not good for health.

Jul 15, 2016, 00:24 AM IST