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Consuming a lot of salt may not lead to high blood pressure or heart disease in healthy people, according to a new European study.
In a study conducted to examine the health outcomes related to salt intake, as gauged by the amount of sodium excreted in the urine, lower sodium excretion was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular death, while higher sodium excretion did not correspond with increased risk of hypertension or cardiovascular disease complications.
Study Highlights: -- The less physically active you are, the more your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet. -- Following a low-salt diet may be particularly important in lowering blood pressure among sedentary people.
Researchers have found that consuming sugary drinks such as cola and fruit drinks can lead to high blood pressure and say the findings suggest that cutting both sugar and sodium intake could help reduce the onset.
Adding some extra fiber to your diet may be linked to a lower risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases, as well as a reduced risk of death from any cause over a nine-year period.
Studies show drinking V8Â® 100% vegetable juice may be a simple way for people to increase their vegetable intake and may help them manage their weight â€“ two areas of concern outlined in the newly released 2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
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Certain key ingredients of a diet designed to prevent high blood pressure can ward off kidney stones.
Kidney stones are sneaky things, they come out of nowhere and blindside you, but this study shows that by eating a diet to prevent high blood pressure, kidney stones can also be prevented.
The DASH eating plan, known to reduce blood pressure and bad cholesterol, also reduces the 10-year risk of heart attack, especially among African-Americans.
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