Studies show salt consumption in processed foods may affect immune cell function
January 21, 2015
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This may pertain to autoimmune diseases such as IBS, alopecia, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes and others.
“We’re putting forth an interesting hypothesis—a connection between salt and autoimmunity—that now must be tested through careful epidemiological studies in humans.” Dr. Aviv Regev
“I have already begun to suggest to my patients with multiple sclerosis that it may not be bad to restrict their dietary salt intake.” Dr. David Hafler
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