Salt Is Back on the Table, Doctors Say–The Coffee Desk

January 19, 2015 4:01 PM

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For salt lovers, the news this time is good. In the latest study on the health impacts of consuming salt, doctors have put the favorite food flavoring back on the table. A team of health experts have found that salt intake is not linked to mortality, heart failure, or cardiovascular disease.

Recommendations on salt intake are undoubtedly confusing. The American Heart Association recommends limiting sodium consumption to 1,500mg/day, citing that salt increases blood pressure and that too much of it is associated with stroke, heart failure, osteoporosis, stomach cancer, and kidney disease...

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