According to some researchers and Studies which have found that eating too much salty diet weakens the immune system and makes it harder for the body to fight off bacterial infections and disease.
From the University of Bonn in Germany, one of the researchers said that “we have now been able to prove that the first time that excessive salt intake also significantly weakens an important arm of the immune system”. As per the reports, this finding is unexpected and some of the studies are opposing it.
As per the recommendation of the World Health Organisation (WHO) 5 grams a day is a maximum amount of salt that adults should consume and no more than that, which is equal to one level teaspoon.
This study said that human volunteers who consumed and an additional six grams of salt per day some of the immune deficiencies. This means that we reach for the salt shaker much more than is good for us. After all, sodium chloride, which is its chemical name, raises blood pressure and thereby increases the risk of heart attack or stroke
This study was done on the mice with the list area infection previously sum of put on a high salt diet and was counted a hundred two thousand times the number of diseases causing pathogens. The mice which were fed high salt diet, their urinary tract infection was healed much more slowly.