Census Study Finds Most Americans Probably Eating Far Too Much Salt

April 4, 2015 6:53 PM

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While many Americans have been consumed with carbohydrate, sugar, and fat intake to better their health, another important food component has been threatening more and more people every year. It may contribute to any of the more than 3 million heart attacks that occur in the United States every year or any of the more than 3 million cases of high blood pressure. It is something you can buy at the store and something that you should be eating; but apparently we eat too much of eat.

And we eat too much of it because a vast majority of people in the United States take in most of their daily calories through processed foods or fast foods options. According to an official report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Americans consume an average of 3,500 milligram...

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