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Salt Myths

April 17, 2012 by  

There are a number of myths and falsehoods being spread about salt. Here are two:

  • Too much (sea) salt will cause high blood pressure (swelling), kidney problems, heart problems, etc. The opposite is true.
  • We are told by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that a salt-free diet is best for good health. The truth: Physicians and cardiologists in particular have brainwashed their patients against (sea) salt, but sufficient salt is necessary to good health. What is the first thing the nurse hooks you up to when you enter the hospital? A saline drip.

I am a heart patient with high blood pressure. I take 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt with a glass of water several times a day. I have cut my blood pressure medication in half.

I want to emphasize that you should use sea salt because of its vital mineral elements.

Sodium chloride table salt is toxic and dangerous in the long term. It causes dehydration and cellular fluid imbalance. But this sodium chloride is exactly what the FDA and your doctor recommends if you are going to use salt.

Bob Livingston

founder of Personal Liberty Digest™, is an ultra-conservative American author and editor of The Bob Livingston Letter™, in circulation since 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.

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