Canned foods and drinks, part one
Last updated 3/9/2007 at Noon
Why should one avoid canned foods and drinks?
These products contain excessive amounts of salt and sugar, and many of the canned foods are overcooked. Excess salt in the diet can lead to high blood pressure, which is a sign that the heart and blood vessels are being overworked. Left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to atherosclerosis and congestive heart failure. Heart disease contributes to 75 percent of heart attacks.
The average American consumes approximately 4500 mgs of salt daily. The recommended daily limit is 1500 mgs, with the toxic upper limit being 2300. Many processed f...