Does reducing sodium save lives?


A new study reports improved survival by using a salt substitute instead of regular salt. So, should we all reduce our sodium intake? Not so fast. We need to know about the details of the study before we can make generalizations from it.

Learn more about salt intake on our guide:
https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/salt-guide

Read study mentioned in this video: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2105675?query=main_nav_lg

Table of contents:
0:00 The common narrative of salt
1:01 The setup of the study
3:26 How to interpret this result
5:40 Main take home message

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