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Restricting Salt Intake Prevents Heart Problems

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News July 17, 2010 @ 8:07 pm
image Restricting the amount of salt or sodium chloride in food can lower the risk of cardiovascular morbidities, concluded researchers. Dieter Klaus and colleagues said that people whose intake of dietary sodium chloride is in excess of 6 g per day increase their risk of cardiovascular morbidities and hypertension. This is particularly notable in view of the fact that in the Western industrialized nations, one in two deaths is due to a cardiovascular disorder and the average ...

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