Why You Need More Salt in Your Diet

Enjoy this fascinating interview with Dr. James DiNicolantonio on why you need more salt in your diet.


0:00​ Introduction
0:25​ Is salt bad?
2:00​ Recommended amounts of salt
3:12​ Caffeine and sodium
4:30​ Sodium loss with intense workouts
5:25​ Salt sensitivity
8:10​ How much salt should the average person consume?
9:00​ What can happen if someone consumes a low-salt diet
10:25​ Do people with Addison’s disease need more salt?
11:30​ Insulin resistance and salt retention
13:07​ Best types of salt to consume
14:30​ The best way to consume salt
15:25​ Symptoms of not consuming enough salt when starting keto
18:03​ Problems that could occur if you’re low in chlorides
18:57​ The Immunity Fix
22:05​ What is the top nutrient to focus on for the immune system and viral protection?
24:01​ Foods to avoid to help protect the immune system
25:20​ Dr. James DiNicolantonio’s books

Welcome! We have a very special guest with us today, Dr. James DiNicolantonio. We’ve been told that consuming salt is bad for us, but we’re going to talk about why you actually may want to consume more salt in your diet.

We’re going to cover what can happen if you’re on a low-sodium diet, which type of salt is best to consume, how to consume the salt you need, and more.

We’re also going to talk about immune health. And how healthy you are metabolically and your nutrition status can directly determine how well you can fight off viruses. 188

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