Mission control: Salty diet makes you hungry, not thirsty


We have all heard it: consuming salty meals makes you thirstier. However what feels like good dietary recommendation seems to be an old-wives’ story. In a examine carried out throughout a simulated mission to Mars, a global group of scientists has discovered precisely the alternative to be true. ‘Cosmonauts’ who ate extra salt retained extra water, weren’t as thirsty, and wanted extra vitality.