CDC goes for a salt-hunt, finds tons in everyday groceries

April 4, 2015 9:15 PM

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“Americans are generally not healthy”, say the FDA and USDA that advices on nutritional guidelines. About 117 million Americans are already diagnosed with one or even two preventable illnesses and a third of the adult population have high blood pressure. Unpleasant results from a CDC study explains why.

Linda Scheib, epidemiologist from the Centers of Diseases Control and Prevention headed the salt-hunt. Her team looked up differences of nutrition facts from different labels across the states and compared them with the recommended values.

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