Low sodium diet is not universally good
- “Low-sodium diet may not be helpful, study suggests” (CTV News; 2011.05.04) – http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Health/20110504/salt-diet-intake-heart-110504/
- A new study is questioning whether there’s really any benefit for people with normal blood pressure to cut back on salt in their diet. … The study, which appears in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that people who ate lots of salt were no more likely to develop high blood pressure than those with a low salt intake. … They were also less likely to die of heart disease. In fact, people in the study who ate the least amount of sodium actually had slightly higher death rates from heart disease. …
- “Study questions value of salt reduction in healthy people” by Deborah Kotz and Kay Lazar (Boston.com; 2011.05.04)- http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2011/05/04/study_questions_value_of_salt_reduction_in_healthy_people/ – No benefit for those without hypertension.
- “Study: low-salt diets increase health risks” (FOX; 2011.05.04) – http://www.myfoxboston.com/dpp/news/study-low-salt-diets-increase-health-risks-20110504
Liposuction does not work (in long term)
- “With Liposuction, the Belly Finds What the Thighs Lose” by Gina Kolata GINA (NYTimes; 2011.04.30) – http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/01/weekinreview/01kolata.html
- The fat removed by liposuction form lower regions of the body comes back after about one year being deposited at other parts of body, typically in its upper part. It appears that the body is trying to maintain the number of fat cells constant.