CDC: U.S. Kids Eat Too Much Salt

September 10, 2014 5:34 AM

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Washington — More than 90 percent of U.S. schoolchildren eat more salt than they should, taking in an average of nearly 3,300 milligrams of sodium per day, according to a government report released Tuesday.

That’s nearly 1.5 teaspoons of salt each day — and about 1,000 milligrams more than the federal government recommends.

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