The Lancet attacked over study claiming low-salt diet increa
The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada, studied more than 130,000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it in accordance with government guidelines across the world. However, the study was strongly criticised by other scientists with one eminent expert expressing “disbelief” that “such bad science” should be published by The Lancet. The paper compared the health of people who tests showed had consumed low levels of sodium (up to three grams a day), medium amounts (four or five grams) and high levels (seven grams or more).
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Dr. K●●●●●●●●●●r S●●●●●●●●●n Internal Medicine
4 GM's daily is fine.We get lot of elderly people with hyponatremia,especialy during summer
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