Is Salt Actually Bad For You?

By Jason Fung, MD

Does eating salt cause high blood pressure? The surprising truth behind the low salt diet. The INTERSALT study established the widely accepted perception that eating more salt causes high blood pressure. But a reanalysis in 2015 showed that it may have been biased by certain outliers, and there seems to be no relationship.

Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.