Food and Health, Prevention

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Cooking, MyPlate

"Americans consume too much sodium. High sodium consumption raises blood pressure, and high blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Heart disease and stroke are the nation’s first and third leading causes of death"
Food and Health, Prevention

More research is needed to further elucidate how added dietary salt may be contributing to overeating, weight gain, insulin resistance, and type 2 DM. However, given the overwhelming evidence linking increased salt intake with the development of hypertension and cardiovascular disease, there is no reason not to make it clear that most people would be far better off limiting their sodium intake to no more than about 1500mg/day...
Food and Health, Prevention

?By being more attentive to our diets, weight, and physical activity levels, we can prevent about 1/3 of the most common cancers...
Cooking, Food and Health

Some health-minded people keep the saltshaker off the table, but it will probably take additional effort to get sodium intake down to recommended levels...