Packaged Foods in Stores Contain Too Much Salt, CDC Reports

April 5, 2015 5:46 PM

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Packaged Foods in Stores Contain Too Much Salt, CDC Reports

Salt is used to enhance flavor of food, and in many cases we grow to love it, to crave it as part of our meals. However, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly every single Americans exceed the daily salt limits that have been set by federal nutrition experts.

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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