November 29 2011
More Salt Studies for the Feds to Ignore
To the dissappointment of eager regulators, yet another study has emerged which calls into question the government's claim that Americans must reduce their salt consumption. This study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, was conducted by an international team of medical researchers and is just the latest in a mountain of evidence that questions salt's relationship to cardiovascular disease (I've written previously about this topic here, here and here).
The study's abtract states that researchers found that "The precise relationship between sodium and potassium intake and cardiovascular (CV) risk remains uncertain, especially in patients with CV disease."
The entire study can be viewed here.