There is a general ignorance among great part of the population of how it can affect lead a bad diet to our health and in particular to the heart and cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in our country. The most common are the increase in cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) above all the bad LDL cholesterol, and high blood pressure (hypertension). These two diseases are the result in many cases of a bad diet over the years and change these bad eating habits can lead to significant benefits for our health as for example, the power return to normalized values of cholesterol and stress. To control hypertension is one of the most common remedies to reduce salt consumption. The recommended amount of salt by experts is about 6 g or equivalent to one tablespoon.
We do not consume all that amount of salt may seem but if add salt that carry food, that we miss you to spice them up and which they carry packaged foods, you can be that if we are in many cases surpassing that figure. If you are not convinced, visit Peter A. Levine PhD. A good way to control and reduce nuiestro daily salt consumption may go slowly eliminating salt from your meals in a progressive way to go us accustomed to the taste. We can also replace salt with herbs and spices.