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Can spicy foods curb salt cravings or lower blood pressure?

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It’s also possible that results from Chinese people might not apply to other racial or ethnic groups in other regions of the world.

There are studies that suggests olive oil and its benefits may only apply to certain racial and ethnicity groups and not necessary Asians. These studies have no intention of discriminating. It is what it is.

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That's an interesting article... I really don't like salty food at all, but I DO like spicy food... I didn't imagine there was some sort of link. Like I said, interesting article.

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Most individuals should consume between 1.5 and 2.3 grams of salt per day, according to the US's Food and Drug Administration. These Chinese researchers state that their test subjects take in four to six TIMES that. In looking at the sodium levels for foods, I've noticed a lot of spicy foods have as much as 2 grams of salt per serving; at these levels, the excess is notable.

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