Effect of High Salt Diets on Reproductive Organs of the Rat
Infertility rates among women all over the world are on the rise. What factors might cause this? Many differences in peoples' physiology are due to diet. With the promotion of westernized cuisine people are consuming more salt. The negative effects of a high salt diet are understood to be harmful, but could they be responsible for the increase in infertility? Recent research has determined a high salt diet can postpone puberty in a rat significantly. Taking a closer look at the how female rats' sexual organs are affected by a high salt diet might help us determine what is going on in humans. By ...
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