Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Leave Off Salt?

May 10, 2011 by  

The last thing my doctor told me at my most recent appointment was, “Be sure to leave off the salt.”

And most people under the care of a doctor do “leave off salt.” In fact, they starve themselves of salt mainly because they believe myths about salt.

Beware! I am not recommending you eat (take) more salt. You have to decide that for yourself. But I do believe you will eat more salt (sea salt) if you have the facts.

Salt Myths: Salt causes high blood pressure, water retention (swelling), kidney problems, heart problems, etc. A low-salt or salt-free diet is best for health.

Salt Facts: Just you try to cut salt out. Life won’t be worth living, in my opinion.

If you have an older dog that is suffering from arthritis, give him one-fourth teaspoon of sea salt on his food daily. He will love it, and he will get healthy again. But don’t miss a day, because the dog will ask for sea salt.

My son and I were both suffering from bad heartburn and gastritis. Of course, you know why: not enough hydrochloric acid in the stomach. We were both consuming antacids, alkalizers and citrocarbonate regularly, even getting up at night to get relief.

Well, you would think that sea salt would catch our stomachs on fire. But instead, both of us gained complete and permanent relief and cure. This occurred more than two years ago. What happened? The chloride in the salt put hydrochloric acid back into our stomachs, healing our stomachs and relieving the pain.

My son and I still take sea salt regularly, and we still have excellent digestion. It must be worth a few million paper dollars! We often take about one-eighth to one-fourth teaspoon of sea salt on the end of the tongue and dissolve it with water.

Remember, when you go to the hospital, the first thing they do is put you on intravenous salt water. They call it saline solution, maybe so you won’t know it is just salt water.

Somebody in the inner sanctum of medicine learned long ago about the medicinal benefit of salt. What they could do if they used sea salt instead of sodium chloride (processed salt)! And they charge $35 to $50 a bottle for the stuff.

A Medical Doctor’s Point Of View

David Brownstein, M.D., in his book “Salt Your Way to Health,” said he was taught in medical school that salt causes high blood pressure and everybody should be on a low-salt diet. While treating his patients, he started to notice the ones who had high blood pressure received very little benefit from a low-salt diet. Most of them were also low on minerals.

In his search for ways to help these patients, he came across unrefined salt. By suggesting his patients should use unrefined salt, which has more than 80 trace minerals in it, he noticed something strange start to happen.

His patients with high blood pressure were finding that their blood pressure was actually coming down to the point they could come off their medications.

Brownstein has a current medical practice at Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield, Mich. The center’s website is www.centerforholisticmedicine.com/, and Brownstein has his own website, www.drbrownstein.com.

Brownstein’s book “Salt Your Way to Healthwill show you how adding the right kind of salt to your diet can help adrenal disorders, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, fatigue, headaches, immune system function and thyroid disorders.

Bob Livingston

is an ultra-conservative American and author of The Bob Livingston Letter™, founded in 1969. Bob has devoted much of his life to research and the quest for truth on a variety of subjects. Bob specializes in health issues such as nutritional supplements and alternatives to drugs, as well as issues of privacy (both personal and financial), asset protection and the preservation of freedom.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Leave Off Salt?”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.