Content Tagged: Salt
England is a first-world country in which severe iodine deficiency is rare. However, a May 2013 study published in the prestigious journal Lancet found that even mild maternal iodine deficiency is associated with reduced I.Q. at age 8. Read more.
A report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) finds no evidence that drastically reducing salt, and the sodium it contains, in individuals’ diets reduces the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, or death. Click here to view the entire article.
Published July 13, 2013, Consumer Reports Q: Ads suggest that there’s a difference between sea salt and regular table salt. I know there’s a difference in flavor between plain and iodized salt, but is the origin of salt also significant? —Arthur Peters Oroville, CA A: Sea salt comes from evaporating sea water, with little or no… Read more »
This week experts warned against the dangers of overdoing low-sodium diets. That’s a step toward what salt advocates like “The Salt Guru” Morton Satin have enjoined for years.