Study: Packaged Food Contains Unhealthy Levels of Salt

April 3, 2015 8:25 PM

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A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, found that more than half of all packaged grocery items in the United States contain levels of salt in excess of government recommendations. The foods include those most commonly purchased by consumers.

Salt is a contributor to high blood pressure, which is a risk factor for heart disease.

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