Most Americans consume 3,400 milligrams of salt each day. Problem is, that's more than twice the limit of what federal guidelines recommend for most adults. People have long known that too much salt is bad. But most haven't worried too much about it. That's all changed with the publicity that too much sodium greatly increases the chance of developing hypertension, heart disease and stroke, which cause about 800,000 deaths nationwide and cost billions in health care. Since limiting salt ...

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