Clinical Trial

Effects of High Dietary Salt Intake on the Gut Microbiota

Study Description

The Salty Gut: Effects of High Dietary Salt Intake on the Gut Microbiota

Gut microbiota has a role in cardiovascular disease and recent findings in rodents show dietary salt can negatively alter gut microbiota composition. High salt intake is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Americans consume dietary salt in excess of Dietary Guidelines and American Heart Association recommendations. The objective of this project is to investigate the influence of high dietary salt consumption on the gut microbiota composition in men and women.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

High Salt

Consumption of pills containing table salt for 10 days.

Recommended Salt

Consumption of pills containing dextrose for 10 days.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

The Salty Gut: Effects of High Dietary Salt Intake on the Gut Microbiota

Clinical Trial ID

NCT04229680

ParticipAid ID

dG61Qb