Does salt addiction exist

@article{SotoEscageda2016DoesSA,
  title={Does salt addiction exist},
  author={J. A. Soto-Escageda and Bruno Esta{\~n}ol Vidal and Carlos Alejandro Vidal-Victoria and Anaclara Michel Ch{\'a}vez and M. Sierra-Beltr{\'a}n and H. Bourges-Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={Salud Mental},
  year={2016},
  volume={39},
  pages={175-181}
}
Background. Salt consumption activates the brain reward system, inducing cravings and the search for salted food. Its excessive intake is associated with high blood pressure and obesity. The high quantity of salt in processed food is most likely a major cause of the global pandemic of hypertension (HT). Objective. To review the current information on the topic of salt addiction and the health consequences this has. Method. A search in PubMed, ScienceDirect, and EBSCOhost databases was conducted… Expand
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