1. haidut

    Simple saline solution stops SARS-CoV-2...and maybe all viruses?

    More news adding to the evidence that COVID-19 and its associated virus are little more than a media circus, at least when it comes to the gauging the pandemic's true danger to our health. We already have at least two amazing studies showing vitamins D/E can not only stop/treat COVID-19, but are...
  2. Twohandsondeck

    Cheap mineral stack (immediate effects)

    Rudimentary but highly effective: + xx cups of water to thirst +2 cups red grapes or coconut water (as a potassium source) +1 teaspoon of a quality salt (as a sodium and chloride source) +2 cups milk (as a calcium source) +75mg of magnesium citrate (or another magnesium chelate) >>> consume in...
  3. haidut

    Serotonin (and SSRI drugs) can cause anxiety and PTSD

    Yet another great study exposing just how much of a "happy hormone" serotonin really is. As usual, the popular press article does everything possible to avoid pointing the finger at serotonin and even engages in misdirection. For example, it says that SERT is the main target of drugs like...
  4. eeeeeeeeeeee

    How much sodium should I really be getting?

    I know that RP suggests getting more sodium/salt than the FDA does but how much is really too much/not enough? My diet is mostly yogurt, kefir, fruit and juice, plus some cola and coffee. The only supplement I use is 25mg zinc citrate, which is like 8mg elemental zinc. No real sodium content...
  5. S

    Liquid Alternatives

    I live in a hot and humid climate and I feel a strong urge to drink fluids throughout the day. Since I started peating (I have been consuming a lot more salt than before), I started to feel less desire to drink liquids throughout the day, I stopped drinking pure water, nowadays I only drink...
  6. BigYellowLemon

    Salt Enhances/potentiates GABA

    The study is a bit specific but it shows in essence that GABA is dependent on salt (sodium chloride) to function, and that the strength of GABA activation in the mammalian body can be controlled to an extent by controlling salt intake. It also is another piece of evidence showing the...
  7. haidut

    High-salt Diet Strongly Inhibits Cancer Growth

    I am posting this study mostly as a response to the hostile exchanges I have had with doctors over what they claimed was "irresponsible" promotion of high salt intake. While these discussions mostly revolved around CVD, I also made claims that increased sodium intake would be protective for...
  8. zarrin77

    High Salt Diet In Rats Almost Doubles Testosterone Levels, But also increases oxidative stress. Previous studies have shown potassium supplementation to decrease the oxidative stress occurring from high salt intake in rodents (via decreasing the increased NADPH oxidase activity). Furthermore, a diet abundant in vitamin e, anti-oxidative polyphenols...
  9. Tristan Loscha

    Magnesium Retention From Metabolic-Balance Studies In Female Adolescents: Impact Of NaCl

    Lo-Sodium increases Mg-retention!About 20 %! Why!? Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 May;97(5):1014-9. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.039867. Epub 2013 Apr 3. Magnesium retention from metabolic-balance studies in female adolescents: impact of race, dietary salt, and calcium. Palacios C1, Wigertz K, Braun M...
  10. Tristan Loscha

    Anti-Peat High-Salt Augments Aldosterone Toxicity Despite Lowered Plasma-Readings

    High-Salt Augments Aldosterone Toxicity Despite Lowered Plasma-Readings. Blood-LVL-Aldosterone gets lowered by sodium,but apparently sensitivity rises,augmenting damage.Sodium is truly almost a micronutrient,with intakes as low as 500mg-1500mg,in indigenous tribes,lower than magnesium,lower...
  11. Tristan Loscha

    Study:Normal To High NaCl Intake Is Associated WithPsoriasis, CNS-Disorders,IL17

    These Data-Hamsters are unhinged,let them entertain us though.Allegedly excess NaCl and concomitant rise of Sodium sensing Glucocorticoid-Kinase1,Interleukine liberation,NFKB induction etc, is a major driver of inflammation. Link To Full...
  12. P

    Ibex Climbs For Salt

  13. jzeno

    Food Pattern Modeling Shows That The 2010 Dietary Guidelines For Sodium And Potassium Cannot Be Met

    Food pattern modeling shows that the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for sodium and potassium cannot be met simultaneously. - PubMed - NCBI Abstract The 2010 US Dietary Guidelines recommended limiting intake of sodium to 1500 mg/d for people older than 50 years, African Americans, and those suffering...
  14. KalosKaiAgathos

    Epic Write-up About Salt And Sodium

    Hey guys and girls, Just completed a big write-up I did about salt last weekend. You might be interested in the read: Why Everything You've Heard About Salt Is Wrong (Seriously) And How To Easily Manage Your Sodium Intake. (Yes, there's a clickbait title because otherwise, I will not clicks...
  15. P

    Interstitial Sodium

    I highlighted some parts but other parts are interesting too Consequently, a large amount of Na+ is bound to GAGs, creating a microenvironment of hypertonic Na+concentration (19). However, the dense network exhibits a low...
  16. S

    Less Water, More Salt

    I have tried drinking almost no water (instead milk, oj, coffee) and increasing sodim intake. Not sure if this is working for me. I feel much better after drinking a glass of ice-cold water. There are times now that I feel like ***t and it was simply because I was dehydrated. Before discounting...
  17. J

    How Much Salt Is To Much?

    I've massively increased my salt intake recently, I eat two meals a day that i add salt with. I have the shaker on hand and salt to taste, but i'm talking continously salting throughout the meal until every bite i can taste that pleasant salt taste. Also eat salted butter and cheese during the...
  18. haidut

    Cortisol And Aldosterone Cause Vascular Calcification

    In one of his newsletter circa 2015, Ray wrote about the role of aldosterone in heart failure, heart attacks, shock, and edema. He conjectured that aldosterone antagonists would one day be recognized as therapeutic for these conditions. Almost all types of heart disease start with vascular...
  19. haidut

    More Dietary Salt Increases Urea Synthesis And Energy Requirements

    The salt recommendations mentioned by Peat in some of his articles have been the source of much controversy. He has given accounts of people with various conditions recovering when they increased their salt intake to 1-2 tablespoons daily. I also posted studies showing that when sodium intake is...
  20. Elchapchapchapo

    Haidut On Insulin Sensitivity / Insulin Resistance

    Insulin resistance is caused by elevated fatty acids (FFA)