http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/interacti...7154-t116.htmlReducing the amount of salt in your diet may cause an increase in cholesterol levels, new research suggests.
But scientists at the British Heart Foundation (BHF) insist that consumers should follow existing guidelines on salt consumption until further research has been carried out.
At present, adults are advised to consume no more than 6g of salt per day, as higher levels may increase the risk of high blood pressure.
However, a review by scientists in Denmark, published in the American Journal of Hypertension, found that a low intake of salt may also cause significant increases in cholesterol and other compounds that have an adverse effect on heart health. ...