Calcium Loss 17% Higher on High-Sodium Diet
Ask anyone what's the main health risk of too much salt and the answer you'll likely get is the obvious one: high blood pressure. Indeed, scientists estimate that a mere 15% cutback in salt intake could translate into nearly 9 million fewer deaths caused by hypertension related complications. But research has identified other potential salt-related health risks most folks don't know about. One of the more surprising ones: weaker bones and potentially higher fracture risk.