Researchers have found that a high-salt diet can negatively affect the immune system

We know too much salt consumption can mean bad things for our health, driving up blood pressure and with it our chances of heart disease and stroke. Scientists at Germany’s University Hospital Bonn have now turned their attention to its impacts on the immune system, finding that a diet too heavy on sodium chloride can also “significantly weaken” our natural defenses against bacterial infections.

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