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Salt, diet and health : Neptune's poisoned chalice : the origins of high blood pressure

Author: Graham MacGregor; H E De Wardener
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An accessible and forceful account of the harmful effects of excess salt in the human diet.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham MacGregor; H E De Wardener
ISBN: 0521583527 9780521583527 0521635454 9780521635455
OCLC Number: 38765152
Description: xi, 233 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Man's addiction to salt --
Sex, symbolism and sanctity --
Salt and society --
Man's resourcefulness in extracting salt --
Measurement of blood pressure --
Salt --
the origins of high blood pressure --
Salt, the kidney and high blood pressure --
Dangers of high blood pressure --
Treatment of high blood pressure --
Further harmful effects of salt --
The industrial conspiracy --
Appendix: a healthy diet --
practical advice on reducing salt intake.
Other Titles: Salt, diet & health
Responsibility: Graham A. MacGregor and Hugh E. de Wardener.
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' ... one of the most informative and entertaining books that I have read. MacGregor and De Wardener have spent much of their scientific lives pursuing the association between salt and hypertension. Read more...

 
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