Old Salt

One nutrition “truth” that could turn out to be fiction is the connection between high dietary salt and disease, specifically cardiovascular disease. It seems that the recommendation for reducing our salt intake has its origins in some rather slim science. Reading the New York Times articles below, you may come to the same conclusion I am moving towards: In the case of salt, moderation trumps denial.

2014: Study Linking Illness and Salt Leaves Researchers Doubtful

2013: No Benefit Seen in Sharp Limits on Salt in Diet

2012: Salt, We Misjudged You