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Confused About Salt?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The world's leading health authorities -- from the American Heart Association to the World Health Organization -- have urged people to cut back on salt (sodium). There simply is no controversy: Medical experts are nearly unanimous that we're eating too much salt.

Salt Boosts Blood Pressure, But Via Adrenalin

| Posted 01.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Steve Mirsky (Click here for the original article and podcast) People with high blood pressure are often told to watch the salt. And it’s lon...

Small Fraction Of Americans Meet Salt Guidelines

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Most U.S. adults should eat less than a teaspoon of salt each day, but a new government report says just 1 in 18 meet that goal. "Thi...