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Salt - low or high?

Paul12
Paul12

Lower salt to lower insulin resistance and blood pressure.

That's what I've been told

Until I saw this which says the opposite:

pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/210...

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This is not about Covid. It’s about salt and how low salt increases IR. I gave a link to the study

"Salt intake of less than 5 grams per day for adults helps to reduce blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and coronary heart attack. The principal benefit of lowering salt intake is a corresponding reduction in high blood pressure."

"For instance, the studies which relate low sodium diets to increased insulin resistance reported that limited sodium intake reduces body water contents, which is compensated by increased epinephrine, renin, and angiotensin levels, all of which inhibit the action of insulin and increase insulin resistance"

Low-salt diet increases insulin resistance in healthy subjects.

sciencedirect.com/science/a...

The question is:

Increases in insulin resistance or lower insulin resistance ??

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