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  • Why the Experts Got It All Wrong and How Eating More Might Save Your Life
  • By: Dr James DiNicolantonio
  • Narrated by: Qarie Marshall
  • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (29 ratings)

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By: Dr James DiNicolantonio
Narrated by: Qarie Marshall
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Publisher's Summary

A leading cardiovascular research scientist upends the low-salt myth, proving that salt may be one solution to - rather than a cause of - the chronic disease crisis. 

We've all heard the recommendation: no more than a teaspoon of salt a day for a healthy heart. But there's one big problem with this: the majority of us don't need to watch our salt. For most, salt protects against a host of aliments, including internal starvation, insulin resistance, diabetes and heart disease - not to mention, it tastes great. Dr DiNicolantonio reveals the eye-opening story, a never-been-told, century-spanning drama of competing egos and interests, of how salt became unfairly demonised. (The real culprit? Another white crystal - sugar.)

Sure to change the conversation about this historically treasured substance, The Salt Fix elegantly weaves research into a fascinating new understanding of salt's essential role in your health and what happens when you aren't getting enough. 

Dr DiNicolantonio shows how eating the right amount of this essential mineral will help you beat sugar cravings, achieve weight loss, improve athletic performance, increase fertility and thrive with a healthy heart. Finally, he offers a transformative six-step programme for recalibrating your innate salt thermostat so that you can simply listen to your cravings to achieve your ideal salt intake. 

©2017 James DiNicolantonio (P)2021 Hachette Audio UK

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"Dr DiNicolantonio takes us away from hype and hyperbole to a place of rationality as it relates to salt. This extensively researched text lets us finally erase the guilt all of us felt when catering to our desire for this important mineral." (David Perlmutter, MD, best-selling author of Grain Brain and The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan)

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very informative

I really enjoyed reading this book as I have learnt so much about the wonders of salt and will endeavour to reduce. if not, stop my consumption of sugar for a better healthier life.

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So repetitive

Spends a little to long going after sugar. I’d rather the book be shorter without the endless repetition

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Amazing

One of the best and informative books I’ve listened to. Very well written and easy to listen to

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The salt fix

Loved this book, has so much information and will definitely take heed and improve my health!

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