Eating Lots of Salt Can Have a Negative Impact on the Body You have probably heard that eating lots of salt can have a negative impact on the body. However, a study says that reducing salt kontorversial can actually increase the risk of death from heart attack and stroke. The findings showed that those who eat less salt, about one teaspoon per day, showed no positive effects on health. This than those who eat more salt. Those who ate less salt even higher risk of death from heart disease. The study also found that salt intake is above the average did not increase the likelihood of high blood pressure. The study involved 3681 healthy women and men in Europe, with a 60-year age range. As reported by the Daily Mail website, research conducted over the past eight years measuring levels of sodium in the urine at the beginning and end of the study. Those who consume less salt have a mortality risk 56 percent higher because of a heart attack or stroke, than those who consume more. This figure appears without prejudice to other risk-enhancing factors such as obesity, cholesterol levels, smoking, and diabetes. There were 50 deaths of respondents who had the lowest salinity, 24 deaths were respondents with intake, and 10 deaths with a high intake. The results are published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Released three months after the U.S. government launched a campaign urging restaurants and health food manufacturers to reduce salt use. "We do not support a reduction in salt intake because of the results of the research community," said Jan Staessen, lead researcher and Head of the Laboratory of Hypertension at the University of Leuven, Belgium. However, scientists did not give further details on the results of their research. They just speculate that low levels of salt in the body can trigger panic nervous system, increased sensitivity to insulin, as well as the influence of hormones controlling blood pressure and sodium absorption. The research is clear controversy. Some experts said that people should still eat less salt. The study included disanksikan because only people with normal blood pressure, and young and relatively healthy. While previous research that supports the intake of salt reduction campaign, involving people with high blood pressure, elderly, obese and tend to react negatively if you eat lots of salt. Many studies say that salt is bad for the body.