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diet

in Scots practice
1 the date fixed by a court for hearing a case.
2 a single session of a court.

DIET. An assembly held by persons having authority to manage the public affairs of the nation. In Germany, such assemblies are known by this name:

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Salt also contributes to the damage done by type two diabetes, rapidly becoming an epidemic in Western countries; and since an excess of salt results in water retention, people going on low-salt diets will lose weight.
It is ironic that Kempner is now remembered as the person who demonstrated beyond any shadow of a doubt that high blood pressure can often be lowered by a low-salt diet.
Comment: A low-salt diet activates the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone and sympathetic nervous systems, both of which can increase insulin resistance.
The reason for this is that none of the studies had the primary goal of investigating the effects of a low-salt diet on cardiovascular disease or all-cause mortality.
All patients had been unresponsive to medical management with traditional therapies, including a potassium-sparing diuretic, a low-salt diet, and/or a vestibular suppressant.
QWE try to follow a low-salt diet at home for general health.
Both a low-salt diet and a high apple-intake (five apples a week) improved symptoms and decreased the incidence of EIA in various research studies.
Researchers for the American Heart Foundation found patients with two copies of this gene were more likely to have high blood pressure, but benefited from a low-salt diet.
At the very least, it appears that the premise of a low-salt diet being a good idea for all elderly Americans may not stand the test of science.
In a three-week animal study, the blood pressure levels of rats that ate Lunchables was 20 percent higher than that of rats that ate a low-salt diet, Wisconsin researchers reported at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology held recently in Anaheim.
For those with high pressures, doctors often recommend a low-salt diet and in some cases, medication aimed at bringing dangerously high pressures down.
Unlike many antacids, sodium bicarbonate does not contain aluminum, but it does, of course, contain sodium and should thus be used sparingly, or not at all, by persons on a low-salt diet.