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Benefit of low-salt diet for heart failure uncertain

(Reuters Health) – Although many doctors advise heart failure patients to follow a low-salt diet to help minimize complications, a new study suggests there isn’t much high-quality evidence to support this recommendation. “We still do not have a clear understanding of the mechanisms that may link salt intake with heart failure,” said lead study author… Read More »

Commentary: Exercise, not diet, is the key to weight loss

GEORGIA: “Exercise isn’t really important for weight loss” has become a popular sentiment in the weight loss community. “It’s all about diet,” many say.  Don’t worry about exercise so much. Advertisement This idea crept out amid infinite theories about dieting and weight loss, and it quickly gained popularity, with one article alone citing 60 studies to support… Read More »