Making the salt-blood pressure link
Los Angeles Times Health
By, Emily Sohn
One of the strongest sets of evidence linking salt to hypertension comes from a series of studies called DASH, for "Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension."
Funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, a division of the National Institutes of Health, the studies set out in the 1990s to discover how diets affect blood pressure.