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Review Article Volume 8 Issue 6

How Much of Salt is too Much for You? Let Your Genes Say...

Dr. Anusha Sunder*

Doctorate in Lifescience/Human Nutrition, Accredited Certification in Nutrigenetics, Lead Scientist and Nutrigenetic Expert, Xcode Life Sciences, Pvt. Ltd. Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author: Dr. Anusha Sunder, Doctorate in Lifescience/Human Nutrition, Accredited Certification in Nutrigenetics, Lead Scientist and Nutrigenetic Expert, Xcode Life Sciences, Pvt. Ltd. Chennai, India.

Received: April 26, 2024; Published: May 22, 2024


May it be fluid-electrolyte balance, keeping the heart beat/rhythm normal, neuromuscular function or a sensory attribute like palatability, common salt or sodium chloride has its role manifold. Salt, isn’t this the prime component making our meal delicious? Of course YES! But will its excess still make the meal delicious? Absolutely NOT! Like our meal our health also struggles to handle excess salt. And this definition of excess can vary between individuals based on genetic make-up. Let’s find out how and why...

 Keywords: Salt; Sodium; Blood Pressure; Hypertension; Salt Sensitivity; Gene; Allele; Renin-angiotensin-Aldosterone System (RAAS); Renin-Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE); Angiotensinogen (AGT); Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor (AGTR); Epithelial Sodium Channel (ENaC); 11-Beta Hydroxy Steroid Dehydrogenase (11-BHSD); Sympathetic Alpha Receptor; Beta Receptor Gene; Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase; Adducin Gene; ACE Inhibitors


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Citation: Dr. Anusha Sunder. “How Much of Salt is too Much for You? Let Your Genes Say...”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 8.6 (2024): 85-91.


Copyright: © 2024 Dr. Anusha Sunder. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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