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Study: Salt Consumption Should Be Halved

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We all love salt but too much of a good thing can go very wrong.

Researchers say eating too much salt is a major health risk around the world.

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that on average people consume nearly twice as much sodium as doctors recommend.

Too much sodium increases blood pressure and is blamed for more than 1.6 million cardiovascular deaths each year.

Study: Salt Consumption Should Be Halved


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