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Heart Health

04 May 2011

Eating less salt doesn't cut heart risks

People who ate lots of salt were not more likely to get high blood pressure, and were less likely to die of heart disease than those with a low salt intake, in a new study.

People who ate lots of salt were not more likely to get high blood pressure, and were less likely to die of heart disease than those with a low salt intake, in a new European study.

The US guidelines recommend that Americans consume less than 2,300mg of salt daily - 1,500mg in certain people who are more at risk for high blood pressure or heart disease.

 

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