7 Foods You Consume Daily that Are Actually Damaging Your Kidneys

2. Salt

All body needs a little bit of sodium in order maintain proper fluid balance. friuts and vegetables are very important because we can get enough of proper fluid balance. Many processed foods, however, add a great deal of salt in order to enhance flavors. The most commonly used form of salt is processed table salt. When you eat too much salt, your kidneys respond by retaining water in order to dilute this electrolyte in your bloodstream to maintain proper heart function. This places a load on the kidneys. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, long-term intake of too much salt can damage the kidneys along with the heart and aorta. Salt intake may also raise blood pressure, which can cause damage to the kidney’s nephrons, which filter wastes.

If you insist of useing salt then you have to use use just a pinch of high quality Celtic or Himalayan sea salt.

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