KOSHIE1
200,000-249,999 SparkPoints 248,803
SparkPoints
 

Nanny nanny boo boo, I am NOT afraid of you, Salt! OOPS!

Monday, April 24, 2017

I don't retain water; I don't have high blood pressure; I don't have ANY health problems diagnosed by any health professional. And salt makes food taste so much better! WHY should I care about all the hysteria surrounding salt? Well, that's what I THOUGHT until 2 days ago.

There aren't MANY scientific studies that tell me I'm wrong to enjoy my present careless consumption of salt -- but I just read about one. "1". ONE! While it is ONLY one, it is an extremely rigorous one -- it is part of the nutritional scientific studies being done so humans can go to Mars. People's lives will be dependent on these studies, so already now, studies have been done on several humans isolated for over 200 days. And these people have been scientifically scrutinized and sampled within an inch of their still-Earth-bound lives so that others might survive the trip to Mars.

So what have the scientists discovered? I'll put it in a nutshell for you: SALT MAKES every single one of the test subjects GAIN FAT WEIGHT! (They are not talking water retention here!) AND SALT DESTROYS MUSCLE! Double whammy!

Damn! I am not happy. I'm gonna have to change my salty ways!
I know, you want details. You want sources. You don't believe me. So do your own research! It can't be too hard to find... I wasn't even looking for it!

Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • IAMVICKIB
    Salt is in EVERYTHING !! I really have to watch it.
    423 days ago
  • 860KUANLIN
    Thanx...I will have to look that up. I cook with salt and rarely add any at the table.
    423 days ago
  • PURPLEJEANS1010
    I like salt. Moderation is the key !
    423 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.