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What Happens With Too Much Or Too Little Salt?

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

What Happens With Too Much Or Too Little Salt?

Salt, or Sodium, is something we need in our diets to live. However, our body needs a very specific amount. Though guidelines recommend only 6g of salt per day, Americans often have an average of 8.5g each day.  This increased amount of salt can lead to all kinds of issues, including heart disease or high blood pressure. A question we often get is, how do I know if the salt 

Why Cigarette Smoking Lessens Your Chance of Preventing Breast Cancer

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

Why Cigarette Smoking Lessens Your Chance of Preventing Breast Cancer

Preventing breast cancer is less likely for smokers. The risk of breast cancer recurrence and mortality increases with longer exposure to smoking. Various studies support how smoking affects cardiovascular and respiratory health. In fact, smoking is among the top breast cancer causes and risk factors. According to researchers, this is the first study to show a significant link