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Physiological Mechanisms Underlying High Salt Diets and Cancer
Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Americans are consuming more salt than ever before. Learn about the detrimental effects of too much sodium.
Is Sea Salt Healthy?
Loren Cordain, Ph.D. and Trevor Connor, M.S.
Paleo bloggers and influencers have claimed that added salt is healthy based on research showing a J-shaped relationship. But there were major flaws in this research. Added sodium in any form like sea salt, Celtic salt, Himalayan salt, or table salt is unhealthy.
Added Dietary Salt Adversely Influences Immunity & Inflammation
Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Research in humans has demonstrated that a high salt diet promotes chronic inflammation and adversely affects the immune system.
Does a Low-Salt Diet Cause Insulin Resistance?
Trevor Connor, M.S.
There’s a belief in the Paleo world that a low-salt diet leads to insulin resistance, but the science shows the exact opposite - a high-salt diet causes it.
Dietary Salt Impairs the Endothelial Glycocalyx: The Most Important Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor You May Never Have Heard About
Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Learn more about dietary salt & the paleo diet. Browse The Paleo Diet® blog to learn more about the paleo diet, paleo foods & health benefits today!
What Is Celtic Sea Salt? Why Sel Gris Is Unhealthy
Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Celtic sea salt, or sel gris, is a form of salt harvested in France that contains minerals from clay soil. But it's still sodium and therefore unhealthy.
A High Salt Diet Can Worsen Autoimmune Diseases
Dr. Marc Bubbs ND, MSc, CISSN, CSCS
Our Paleo ancestors survived on a low salt diet. Today, it’s everywhere and nearly impossible to avoid. Discover the dangers of a high salt diet.
Why The Paleo Diet Supports a Low Sodium Diet
Trevor Connor, M.S.
CEO Trevor Connor explains the five key reasons The Paleo Diet is a low-sodium diet.
Paleo Salt-Free Sauerkraut
Jess Case
Traditional sauerkraut is high in sodium, but our no-salt sauerkraut recipe packs in all the gut health benefits without the salt.
The Sodium to Potassium Ratio Is One Reason Cheese is Not Paleo
Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Dairy products, including cheese, are not allowed on The Paleo Diet. Here’s what you need to know about the dangers of consuming cheese.
Paleo No-Salt Kimchi
The Paleo Diet Team
Traditional kimchi uses a lot of salt to kill harmful bacteria, but today it's easy to make a no-salt kimchi that is safe and healthier.
Why Olives Are Not Paleo, But Olive Oil Is
Loren Cordain, Ph.D.
Olive oil is frequently used in Paleo cooking, so does that mean olives are Paleo too?
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