08/20/2022 at 10:31 p.m.
by Viviane Becker
Adding salt to your meal is associated with a shorter lifespan and a higher risk of premature death, according to a new study. Over 500,000 people in the UK completed a questionnaire between 2006 and 2010 about their salt consumption habits and how often they added salt to their diet.
But before you start reviewing all your favorite recipes, take note: the researchers were simply looking at the amount of salt added after the meals in question were cooked, according to findings published in the European Heart Journal in July.