The Human Penchant for Deranged Salt Balance

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Salt intake is deranged because humans ingest vast quantities of salt with no clear utility—and despite substantial evidence of its deleterious effects. We review the paucity of ideas as to why this occurs and make some novel suggestions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNeurobiology of Body Fluid Homeostasis
Subtitle of host publicationTransduction and Integration
EditorsL.A. Jr. De Luca, J.V. Menani, A.K. Johnson
Place of PublicationBoca Raton
PublisherCRC Press
ISBN (Print)9781466506930
StatePublished - 2014


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