Massachusetts: A new study by Harvard School of Public Health has revealed the statistics of deaths caused by the excessive usage of salt which is ten times more than sugary drinks.
The excessive usage of salty foods is majorly causing heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related diseases throughout the world.
The research’s conclusion was presented at the American Heart Associate by the Harvard School of Public Health.
According to the researchers, extra salt consumption accounts for an estimated 2.3 million deaths a year throughout the world overshadowing the dangers of consuming sugary drinks.
Fifteen per cent of all deaths from heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related diseases throughout the world in 2010 were caused by eating too much salt
Sixty per cent of the deaths occurred in men and 40 percent were in women. Heart attacks caused 42 percent of the deaths and strokes 41 percent.
The added that Ukraine has the highest death rate from salt-related symptoms; Qatar has the lowest because of less usage of salty food.