Too Little Salt in the Diet?

Too Little Salt in the Diet?

It is one of those studies that raises all sorts of dietary issues. A recent report suggests that people who have too little salt in their diet may be worse off than those who have too much salt. As you are probably aware of, a high salt diet has been linked to increases in blood pressure. So the question has been asked, “Who is correct?” The best advice is to stay within recommended daily allowances. What this does is it assures that it is being monitored by people who have looked at things in large numbers of people over long periods of time.

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Sodium Reduction Plan By The American Medical Association

Sodium Reduction Plan By The American Medical Association

There are dozens of so-called health initiatives in this country and it seems every day another medical issue is placed in front of the public eye, but some of these projects clearly have more potential impact than others. An example, the American Medical Association announced they plan to begin education programs to help cut the nation’s sodium intake in over the next decade. Now there is good reason, sodium or salt, is a growing problem in this country, and high-sodium foods are everywhere. Especially in pre-processed foods.

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