What You Need to Know About Salt

A common lifestyle change suggested for people at risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, or kidney disease is reduction of the amount of salt consumed daily. Too much salt in one’s diet can lead to health problems, but it is necessary to consume some sodium and find a balance through moderation. If you do not consume enough sodium, you may have the same heart health risks that you would have if you eat too many salty foods. This video explains the research that has indicated that salt is necessary for people to remain in good health.

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