Why Some Think Lowering Salt Intake May Do More Harm Than Good

April 7, 2015 5:14 PM

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Why Some Think Lowering Salt Intake May Do More Harm Than Good

For years, Americans, especially those with high blood pressure, have been told that too much salt is bad for their health. But a growing chorus of medical and nutritional experts has begun to push back on that claim.

“We have been stuck in a time warp with this advice,” said Dr. Steven Nissen, the chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. "There is no solid evidence to support the current recommendations."

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