Posted on the Harvard Health Blog by Reena Pande, M.D., Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School on APRIL 12, 2013, 2:05 PM. To view the original article, click here.
This article is being reposted as part of an awareness and education campaign during Stroke Awareness Month.
Salt is a cheap, easy way to turn on taste buds. That’s one reason why it’s in so many of the foods we eat. It’s so commonly used that most Americans consume more than double the recommended daily limit for it.
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Getting More Potassium and Less Salt May Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Risk
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