Is salt reduction ‘the holy grail’ of preventing heart disease?

We’ve been told for decades that reducing salt intake is vital for preventing cardiovascular events. But now this piece of advice is being questioned by more and more people. What does the latest science say? Are these guidelines really supported by evidence?

This presentation by Dr. Andrew Mente from the recent Low Carb Breckenridge conference unravels the connection between salt, blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.

Watch a part of the presentation above (transcript). The full video is available (with captions and transcript) with a free trial or membership:

Heart disease and salt – Dr. Andrew Mente

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