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Eating too much salt could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research.
While the US Department of Agriculture recommends we consume about three-quarters of a teaspoon of salt each day, – equivalent to about eight individual-sized bags of chips – most Americans eat nearly 50 percent more than that on a daily basis.
Experiments on mice and human cells suggest that salty foods trigger an inflammatory immune response that deprives the brain of oxygen and harms neurons, triggering behavioral and mental problems.
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