Kidney disease a case of rubbing salt in the wound

Eating less salt may help those with chronic kidney disease to live longer, researchers have found.

The study monitored kidney disease sufferers on a 4,600 milligram high-salt diet and a low 1,800 milligram diet for two weeks.

Patients who reduced salt consumption lowered the likelihood of the disease progressing by as much as 30%.

Read more at The University of Queensland