The original 2001 study found that combining low sodium
and the DASH [Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension] diet lowered blood pressure more than either alone, but results were not broken out by hypertension severity (N Engl J Med.
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Dr Martin O'Donnell, a co-author on the study and professor at NUI Galway, said: "This study adds to our understanding of the relationship between salt intake and health, and questions the appropriateness of current guidelines that recommend low sodium
intake in the entire population.
It appears that low sodium
truly is harmful and we need to be cautious before recommending low levels for the entire population, he said.
Previous studies have shown that low-sodium, compared to average sodium intake, is related to increased cardiovascular risk and mortality, even though low sodium
intake is associated with lower blood pressure.
Observational studies cannot prove causation; however, the results suggest that both high and low sodium
intake may increase the risk of death or cardiovascular disease.
The British company behind a low sodium
alternative to salt is successfully targeting markets in the Asia Pacific region.
Very low sodium
levels can lead to swelling of brain cells due to excess influx of water into these cells.
Packaged food manufacturers and restaurants would be wise to increase the flavor of low-sodium foods using herbs or spices to combat the confusion and show customers that low sodium
does not equal bad taste.
To be provocative, you could say the DASH diet and low sodium
abolishes 30 years of blood pressure aging in 4 weeks," said Dr.