Jumat, 17 Juni 2011

Foods high salinity, the potential for serious illness

Salt is a seasoning that is always used in everyday cooking. But you should note the amount of salt consumed, because if excessive can lead to several diseases.

Salt is a mineral composed of 40 percent and 60 percent sodium chloride. Minerals are important for all living beings, but should not be consumed excessively.

Excess salt in the body can cause serious health effects, including thirst, anemia, hunger false and some major diseases such as quoted from Lifemojo, namely:


1. High blood pressure (hypertension)
High salt intake is known to increase blood pressure. 2007 study found patients with high blood pressure will get significant benefits by reducing salt intake.

2. Cardiovascular Disease
High blood pressure can cause a person exposed to serious diseases such as heart-related cardiovascular and stroke paralysis. Known to reduce the intake of 1 gram of salt can reduce the risk of stroke by one-sixth.

3. Enlarged heart
Medical records found that high salt intake can make a person's risk of developing left ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of muscle tissue that forms the main wall of the heart to pump).

4. Fluid retention
The amount of sodium in the body determines the level of fluid. If the consumption of salt is too much then the kidney will be difficult to remove and makes the body retain fluid which can trigger the swelling.

5. Digestive system disorders
Excess salt that enter the body can interact with H.pylori bacteria that causes peptic ulcers, as well as excessive salt can reduce the amount of pepsin (a digestive enzyme) in the body that will increase the acidity and diarrhea.

6. Increase the secretion of bile
When a person is eating lots of salty foods will increase the secretion of bile that causes the higher the blood density, thereby reducing the vitality. This also resulted in skin problems such as dry lips and face and sometimes cause pain and bleeding in the lips.

7. Osteoporosis
Excess salt can prevent the absorption of calcium in the body that make a person susceptible to osteoporosis.

Sources: Lifemojo

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