Healthcare Triage: That Low Salt Diet Probably Won’t Prevent Heart Failure

There have been lots of recommendations over the years to eat a low-sodium diet. We’ve talked about the evidence on this before. Well, get ready to taste salt again. Research points to the conclusion that low sodium diets don’t do much to help with heart failure.

This episode was adapted from a column I wrote for the Upshot. Links to sources can be found there.


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