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Friday, October 20, 2017

Side Effects Of Eating Too Much Salt.

Wonder whether you're eating too much salt?







 The more salt you consume, the higher your blood pressure and excessive levels of it in your body over time can increase your risk of osteoporosis (a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue) and other chronic conditions, so it's important to restrict your daily intake to no more than a teaspoon's per day.



You are always using the toilet

Whether at night or during the day, frequent urination is a key sign of excessive salt intake, but it can also be a symptom of a number of other conditions, from an overactive bladder or urinary tract infection to type 2 diabetes. While it's usually nothing to worry about, see your doctor if you notice a change in your normal urinary habits.



You are constantly thirsty

If you often find your mouth gets drier and your thirst is unquenchable, chances are you could be taking too much salt. Like frequent urination, constant thirst can be a sign of other conditions such as type 2 diabetes, so make sure you get it evaluated by a doctor.



Your ankles swell


An excess of salt in your diet can lead to swollen ankles. Swollen ankles can be caused by water retention as a result of eating too much salt, but other conditions can give rise to swollen ankles.



You crave salty, savoury food

If you find yourself craving salty snacks, you could well be consuming too much salt. You will enjoy your food so much more if you cut your salt intake to acceptable guidelines.



You get frequent mild headaches

If you suffer from frequent mild headaches and have no idea what's causing them, you might want to reduce your salt intake. An overload of salt in the diet can lead to dehydration-induced headache symptoms. If cutting down on salt has no effect, your doctor will be able to help you figure out the cause.




Hinder kidney performance

A diet high in too much salt can actually slow the performance of your kidney. Too much salt can increase the amount of protein found in your urine. More protein in your urine is a major risk factor for kidney disease.

article by Adeniyi Ogunfowoke



*I dont even eat anything that has salt that is overboard,I dont even cook with Salt....I cook with gemuse Bruhe (Those in Germany that use it will understand what this is,I use very little of it and also use the tomatoes version of it to cook.cant stand salt

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    1. @Stella
      That broth; gemuse Bruhe is fine but you might be lacking in iodine which is necessary for thyroid function.
      Most salts are iodized and very few regular Nigerian or German meals have iodine as a natural constituent.

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    2. You don't really need to eat iodidized salt to get iodine. There are other natural sources of iodine. The correct salt that the body needs is unrefined sea salt which contains about, 84 trace elements or minerals.

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  2. lol Stella dat ur amala and gbegiri wit ewedi nA ajino moto dem de use ooo

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    1. Ahh Stella you no add salt slows burning losing weight as salt and carbs starch retains excess water..

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  3. Tnx to Niyi and Stella for the info.

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  4. I hate salt too!! It causes havoc on women especially when they are pregnant!! Do not cook with salt especially when you have high blood pressure/ hypertension

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  5. I cook with very little salt and the salt I use is directly from Himalaya.

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    1. Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Everything about u is extraordinary. Himalaya indeed. Sofry o.

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    2. Anonymous, why are you upset? Of course the salt I use to cook is directly from Himalaya. Some of us prefers unrefined, organic and unprocessed things.

      It's a choice!

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  6. Salt... One of the things that killed my father. It affected both his heart and kidney. Now my boyfriend cannot live without it. I am even tired of talking because it reminds me of my late dad.
    Salt will make me break up with him if he doesn't stop!

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    3. 😲😲😲
      Are you serious??? Jeez!
      May his soul rest in peace.
      OMG

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  7. I am victim of swollen ankle but since I cut down on my salt intake everything has gone back to normal. Salt is very important in our food and life. I think everything in life has it side effect. There is an adage that state that too much of everything is bad. Salt is not dangerous to health unless one consume it in excess.

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    1. Everything in life is moderation even the Bible says so

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  8. I cook with little salt. I hate salty food.

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  9. OMG, this must be true.
    I take so much salt and I suffer 70% of all listed up there.
    Problem is, i can't even make it stop. I am addicted to salt consumption.
    Can't drink garri with sugar. It has to be salt and it has to be salty.
    I am always adding salt to my meals even when I eat out.
    My palms and feet are always moist (some peeps call it sweaty palm/feet)and I hear it's attributed to salt intake.
    God help me😳

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    1. Please bloggie, reduce it abeg

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    2. Slimqueen I really want to stop but its so hardddd.
      😳😳😳

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    3. @BL.. .abeg continue dey eat your salt jarre.. .oyibo researchers go just dey make person fear.. ..my very self, I can't drink garri without salt and fresh pepper... As I dey bite the fresh pepper, I dey put salt dey drink my garri.. .kai.. E too sweet

      My @Grand parents like salt like Kilode, and they are over 85 years of age.. .still strong like OLUMO ROCK




      nothing does you @BL.... Kontinu your SALT CHALLENGE





      @ANONYMOUS ORUBEBE

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    4. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚@anonymous orubebe.
      See how you just eased the lump in my throat reading this post.

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    5. I like salt too. Hubby says I fry with too much salt. Like plantain, potatoes, yam..... But when I taste it, I'm like, where is the salt?? 😲😲😲

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    6. Please try and reduce it. I'm working in mine too.

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    7. Fab mama, apparently we are together. We need to try and cut down on it going by all of what is said.

      Cynthy, I should reallyπŸ‘

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    8. My love for sweet things can never make me love salt, I hardly remember to add salt in meals. My dad likes adding raw salt in food, if you like cook salt and give him he must add salt, I think it's now a habit the same way he loves sugar. Nigga is 73 and balling, nothing like high blood pressure, we thank God for grace but pls bloggy reduce your salt intake

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    9. Anon you must be very dumb to tell her to cont go and read hyperthyroid and salt you think is just those listed things up there ?

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  10. My paternal grandpa is 107years old, my paternal grandma is 102 years old and they eat enough salt everyday they are still alive o. Oyinbo will not and can not wipe out africa. Never.

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    1. Thank you oo jarre


      Help me tell them joor




      @ANONYMOUS ORUBEBE

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    2. @ Orubebe keep commenting and replying yourself. We know it's you. You have only one pattern of writing.

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    3. Don't worry get pregnant and be swallowing salt bp fall on you

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  11. Wow... thank you for the info. very enlightening.

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    1. @Just Bella Mi love... You don get blog ID

      Praise the Lord





      @ANONYMOUS ORUBEBE

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  12. There is salt inside Gemusebruhe from Maggi

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  13. in every General rule there is an exception. In every advantage there is a disadvantage.

    Stella u skipped the health benefit of salt. you don't just state one side of the coin leaving out the other. hmmmm.

    issorite

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    1. God bless you oo jarre




      @ANONYMOUS ORUBEBE

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  14. You're also exposed to high blood pressure a.k.a hawon jini.

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  15. Thanks for sharing, am gonna minimize salt intake

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  16. 2 much of salt can shorten person life.
    Thanks

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