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More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks October 03, 2016

Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure August 08, 2016

Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods July 22, 2016

By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

Health Tip: Go Easy on the Condiments July 13, 2016

Make healthier choices

FDA Calls for Less Salt in Processed Foods June 01, 2016

Agency sets short- and long-term goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke

High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients May 24, 2016

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

Could a Low-Salt Diet Hurt Your Health? May 20, 2016

Report suggests restricting sodium might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding

Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study Finds April 06, 2016

But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

For 'Ironman' Athletes, Study Shows Danger of Too Much Water March 09, 2016

Frequent fluid stops entice racers to drink more than they need, expert says

Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC January 07, 2016

Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

Reducing Salt Intake Might Harm Heart Failure Patients, Study Claims December 28, 2015

But finding is preliminary and much more research needed to test hypothesis, experts say

Health Tip: Watch Out for the Saltiest Foods October 19, 2015

Too much salt contributes to heart ills

A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease September 17, 2015

Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

Health Tip: Skip the Salt in Your Child's Lunch August 28, 2015

Suggestions to reduce sodium

In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study July 10, 2015

Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids April 27, 2015

But one expert questions the controversial findings

Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study April 17, 2015

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare April 09, 2015

Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds April 02, 2015

Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study March 30, 2015

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure March 13, 2015

Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension

A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults January 19, 2015

But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds January 19, 2015

Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt November 17, 2014

Fresh foods tend to have less than prepared

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis September 12, 2014

About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC September 09, 2014

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly September 02, 2014

But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients? August 29, 2014

Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake

Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions? August 13, 2014

Too little sodium can harm heart, study suggests