Sodium, Blood Pressure, and Cardiovascular Disease: Further Evidence Support...

Updated:Feb 20,2013

Sodium, Blood Pressure, and Cardiovascular Disease: Further Evidence Supporting the American Heart Association Sodium Reduction Recommendations

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  • There is a direct, progressive, consistent, and continuous relationship between blood pressure and adverse health outcomes.
  • Strong evidence has implicated excess sodium intake in the development of elevated blood pressure.
  • New studies reinforce recommendations to limit daily sodium (salt) intake to less than 1,500 milligrams.

    Read the full article in Circulation

    Circulation. 2012: published online before print November 2, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e318279acbf.

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