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Old Tue, Aug-14-18, 09:27
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The lead author on that study gave a good talk at LC Breckenridge on the topic of Heart Disease and Salt.

https://www.dietdoctor.com/heart-disease-and-salt

This talk plus the book, The Salt Fix makes the strong argument that too little salt (where heart guidelines are) is worse than too much salt.
The Ketogenic Bible: The Authoritative Guide to Ketosis, Jacob Wilson, Ryan Lowery (2017) also mentions the U curve - increased heart disease risk with very low and very high salt intake, with current guidelines falling in the very low category - which no one achieves. China falls in the very high - due to soy foods (soy sauce) iirc.

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Old Tue, Aug-14-18, 09:32
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For 47 of my first 50 years I lived within 8 miles of salt water; within several 100 feet for a good part of that time. I used very little salt in my cooking, and actively disliked salty foods as a child. I am convinced that I got the salt I needed from the sea air. After 2 years living away from the sea I started salting my food, wondering as I did what had happened. When I moved back to the coast I ceased adding salt. About 2 years after moving to Oregon, not on the coast, I again started feeling the need for more salt, though still not anywhere near a teaspoon a day. All of these changes happened automatically; I salt "to taste", not because I've been told I should. Living by the ocean apparently gave me what I needed, plus sufficient to hold me over approximately 2 years. As Zei mentioned above, the body isn't stupid; it knows what it needs, and we just need to pay attention.


My body is stupid. It keeps getting fat when I tell it not to.
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Old Tue, Aug-14-18, 09:57
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Yeah. My body thinks poutine sounds like a great idea.

But it also thinks buttered pork rinds are a good idea, and I do a lot better on those. We've come to an accommodation.
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Eventually they'll catch up to us. :-) We low carbers have known this for a loooong time.
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Old Fri, Aug-17-18, 09:30
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My body is stupid. It keeps getting fat when I tell it not to.


ROFL

But--on a serious note,

Sorry to be the one to tell you, a body getting fat is a preservation action, too. In the land of plenty ( of junk food) it gets too much of a (not) good thing, and goes wonky. The body does what it knows to do--the bottom line is how we feed and nurture it.
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