In this episode, I discuss some of the problems caused by the mantra that ‘salt is bad’ and highlight which people may actually benefit from increasing their salt intake.

 

TIMEPOINTS

00:48Has my opinion on salt changed in the last 10 years?

04:02 – Is salt really bad for your health?

11:29Who should consider increasing their salt intake

13:58 – How relevant is salt consumption in determining health

 

REFERENCES

Reduced dietary salt for the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Effect of salt-loading on blood pressure, insulin sensitivity and limb blood flow in normal subjects

Impact of the 2003 to 2018 population salt intake reduction program in England

Muscle hypertrophy and strength gains after resistance training with different volume matched loads: a systematic and meta-analysis

 

 

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