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The Salt Fix

Why the Experts Got It All Wrong--and How Eating More Might Save Your Life

Jun 06, 2017 | 272 Pages
The Salt Fix

Are you one of the many people who think salt is always bad for your health? A renowned cardiovascular researcher explains why this common misconception exists and guides readers on how to use salt to lower blood pressure, lose weight, and improve their overall health. This book provides key information for anyone following the keto diet!

Many individuals in the US are watchful of their salt intake due to thinking it will lead to heart issues, even if that means dealing with dull-tasting dinners. What would happen if you found out that this belief was inaccurate?

Dr. James DiNicolantonio has scoured more than five hundred publications for their stance on salt's impact on blood pressure and heart disease. Surprisingly, he found that the majority of them hold little to no merit.

The truth is, more salt would actually improve your nutrition, especially for those following the keto diet. This is because when you're on the keto diet, your body eliminates this important mineral. The Salt Fix provides an interesting account of how and why salt became demonized unfairly—a never-before-told story of drama between competing egos and interests—and gets framed as being just as bad as sugar.

The lack of salt in your diet can have some pretty serious consequences, including

  • Making you crave sugar and refined carbs
  • Sending the body into semistarvation mode
  • Leading to weight gain, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and increased blood pressure and heart rate

Salt is often necessary to improve things like sleep, energy levels, mental focus, and even sexual performance. It can also help prevent chronic illnesses such as heart disease.

In his book, The Salt Fix, Dr. James Willis offers a five-step program to show you the best ways to add salt back into your diet and achieve your ideal intake levels. Science has disproven the low-salt dogma, so it's time for you to make some changes too—your life may depend on it.

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