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High-salt diet ‘increases risk of cognitive decline and dementia’

A diet rich in salt is linked to an increased risk of cerebrovascular diseases and dementia, according to new research…

Low-salt diet ‘as effective as drugs’ for hypertension

A low-salt diet combined with the DASH diet (The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) substantially lowers systolic blood pressure –…

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Salt is not the enemy. It’s time authorities stopped demonising it

Forty years ago, the United States senate undertook the near-impossible task of reviewing all existing evidence on nutrition in order…

Snack attack: what’s really in your favourite treats?

Make sure you know what you’re putting in your body next time you feel peckish