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The Salt Institute responds to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) review of studies that examine links between sodium consumption and health outcomes. Alexandria,
Eating too much salt contributed to 2.3 million deaths from heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related diseases throughout the world in 2010, representing 15 percent of all deaths due to these causes.
On average, Americans like their food salty, but it’s and affinity that often results in conditions like hypertension and heart disease.
According to recent research, 75 percent of the world’s population consumes nearly twice the daily recommended amount of sodium.
80 percent of survey respondents agree food industry should use less salt.
It’s common knowledge too much sodium in your diet dangerously raises your blood pressure levels, posing serious harm to your heart and overall health. But with so many foods loaded with salt, it is often difficult limiting the amount of the dangerous chemical in your diet.
A researcher has used the Russian space simulation program Mars500 to discover 'sodium rhythms' in the human body, a discover that turns conventional wisdom about salt in the body on its head.
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