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The Salt Fix Audiobook

The Salt Fix: Why Experts Got It All Wrong - and How Eating More Might Save Your Life

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Publisher's Summary

We all know the dangers of sugar and salt: but the danger attributed to the second white crystal has more to do with getting too little of it, not too much. Too little salt can shift the body into semi-starvation mode, causing insulin resistance, and may even cause twice as much fat to be absorbed for every gram that's consumed.

Too little salt in certain populations can also actually increase blood pressure as well as resting heart rate. In order to hydrate and nourish our cells, transmit nerve signals, contract our muscles, ensure proper digestion and breathing, and maintain proper heart function, we need salt.

In this book, a leading cardiovascular research scientist and doctor of pharmacy overturns conventional thinking about salt and explores the little-understood importance of it, the health dangers of having too little, and how salt can actually help you improve sports performance, crush sugar cravings, and stave off common chronic illnesses.

Download the accompanying reference guide.

©2017 Dr. James DiNicolantonio (P)2017 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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    "Worth a listen if you want to be healthy"

    Good book, I'm pro salt and haven't listened to the RDA of salt in years but still learned a lot from it. Wish the reader could pronounce satiety correctly for the amount of times it was said. Would recommend to anybody looking to ignore the propaganda and start getting healthy.

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    Joseph 07-21-17
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    "Fantastic & Important"

    Life changing book - very important topic with excellent coverage. Never knew salt not only is harmless but incredibly important

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    Zach Zimniewicz 06-26-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book upending dogma"

    This book makes a great case that low sodium diets are unattainable and likely damaging to health. Backed with good evidence and a strong message.

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