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Using Too Much Salt is Common in US

2009 Mar 26

US News and World Report, HealthDay News

Using Too Much Salt is Common in US, CDC Says

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"The average American consumes far more salt each day than is considered healthy, a new government report finds."

"Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that people, on average -- including people with high blood pressure, blacks, and middle-age and older adults -- take in 3,436 milligrams a day of sodium. Most of those people -- 69 percent -- should consume no more than 1,500 mg daily, according to the report."

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