Updated 05 May 2016

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You probably know that eating too much salt is bad for your blood pressure but new research suggests it can be bad for your joints too.

High salt intake is known to cause inflammation and has been linked to the development of autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. The easiest way to reduce your salt intake is to avoid eating fast food on a regular basis.

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