Eating too much salt can wreak havoc on your health and well-being. Find out the main signs and symptoms that indicate you should reduce your sodium intake.
First sign that you’re eating too much salt: your brain is cloudy
Did you know that consuming too much salt could impact your brain function? In a study from the University of Colorado in 2018, researchers followed a group of about 5,000 men over the age of 65. They found that those who had slightly higher sodium levels were about 30% more likely to develop cognitive decline than those who ate less salt. It is important as we get older to be aware of our salt intake and to take appropriate action when we overeat. Here is why you should be wary of salt.