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2013-03-22 15:13:48

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.

Pre-Packaged Foods Too Salty For Young Children
2013-03-22 11:35:23

On average, Americans like their food salty, but it’s and affinity that often results in conditions like hypertension and heart disease.

Salt Intake At Risky Levels Worldwide
2013-03-22 05:38:37

According to recent research, 75 percent of the world’s population consumes nearly twice the daily recommended amount of sodium.

2013-03-13 14:50:22

80 percent of survey respondents agree food industry should use less salt.

Sodium Reduction Could Save Half Million US Lives Over Ten Years
2013-02-12 07:33:35

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.

‘Sodium Rhythms’ In The Body Discovered In Space Simulations
2013-01-09 10:45:09

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.

2012-12-12 05:02:37

A new study shows a link between children and teenagers’ increased sodium intake and their risk of developing high blood pressure, which grows if the child or teen is overweight or obese.

2012-11-05 10:49:18

New studies support limiting daily sodium consumption to less than 1,500 milligrams.


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2005-05-26 09:33:48

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