Salt link to dementia: Just a teaspoon a day ‘dulls the mind’ and increases your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Source: Daily Mail

Too much salt could be bad for your brain as well as your heart, doctors have warned.

Elderly people who have salt-rich diets and do little exercise suffer a quicker mental decline than those who are more prudent with their intake, a study has found.

Worryingly, just over a teaspoon of salt a day could dull the mind and raise the risk of Alzheimer’s, the study suggests.

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