Researchers found this after analyzing data on the diet of astronauts
Materials for the study were the food diaries of the astronauts working on the orbital station "Mir". Experts from Harvard University said that by increasing the amount of salt in the diet, the amount of liquid was reduced, but urine does not become smaller.
So the theory that the salt retains fluid in the body and causes the desire to drink may be incorrect. In the case of astronauts salt, on the contrary, helped to bring previously accumulated reserves of liquid.
The results of the study can be useful for people who suffer from edema or want to reduce weight by removing excess water.
We will remind, still it is believed that salt increases blood pressure. Recommended per day to eat no more than 6 grams of seasoning. However, new discoveries may lead to a revision of these recommendations.the study, weight loss, salt