By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
July 27, 2018
- Salt is only your enemy if you eat too much of it
- A spicy way to remove excess sodium from your diet
- Chili peppers, hot sauce and red pepper flakes curb salt cravings
Salt intake is quite a dilemma these days. On one hand, your body needs sodium to transmit nerve impulses, help your muscles function and maintain fluid balance.
But when you get too much of it, it accumulates in the bloodstream where it attracts water. When this happens it increases blood pressure, which can damage your blood vessels and increase the workload on your heart.
And the truth is, most folks are getting a lot more sodium than they need these days – sometimes without even realizing it. Continue reading