Dietary inclusion of local salt substitutes induces oxidative stress and renal dysfunction in rats.


Our earlier report has shown that salt substitutes (Obu-Otoyo) contain some toxic heavy metals. This study, therefore, investigated the effect of the dietary inclusion of salt substitutes (Obu-Otoyo), namely, salt "A" and "B", on biomarkers of oxidative stress and renal function in rats. Salt "A", which has a gray color, is the product of a process in which… (More)
DOI: 10.1515/reveh-2014-0038