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Increased Salt Intake is Linked with Diabetes Risk: Study

Source: NDTV.com

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Besides high blood pressure, high intake of salt, which is the main source of sodium, may be associated with the increased risk of developing diabetes. According to the researchers from the Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM), Karolinska Institute in Sweden, for each 2.5 extra grams of salt (equivalent to each extra gram of sodium), consumed per day, there was an average 43 percent increase in the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes.

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