Salt cannot be digested assimilated or utilized by the body.
Salt is the main cause of water logged tissues that cause swelling and edema (dropsy) and kidney problems.
Salt irritates the nervous system.
Salt acts to rob calcium from the body, bones etc. and attacks mucous lining through out the body.
Watermelon and its seeds help in reducing edema due to excess retained water from the salt and the huge variety of salty processed foods.