Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare

April 9, 2015 4:00 PM

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THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About a third of Americans say they specifically buy foods labeled "low" or "reduced salt or sodium" when they're grocery shopping, a new study finds.

The results are encouraging, nutrition experts say, because too much salt in the diet can raise heart risks. However, more must be done to educate consumers on smart shopping and eating when it comes to salt.

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