This HND piece exposes just some of the sordid tale beyond the establishment's dangerous and scientifically bankrupt war against dietary salt. It is no exaggeration to say, as I do, that the anti-salt hysteria set the pattern for today’s sad mess that we call “science,” where it’s more about ego and maintaining the guild, than it is about the search for truth.
Read about one researcher who fed rats the human equivalent of a pound a day of salt, in an effort to prove that it caused hypertension. We also cover an obscure Indian tribe from Brazil, likely genetically predisposed to low blood pressure, who coincidentally have a low sodium diet. Think their Stone Age lifestyle applies to you? The powers that be surely do.
But, the pièce de résistance concerns one Dr. Walter Kempner his awful rice diet, and his...strange and sadistic methods.
Read the complete article.