Lowering Your Taste for Salt

Adapting to a lower-sodium diet is easier than you may think

lowering salt in diet

Americans eat way too much salt. That’s a problem since sodium, which makes up 40 percent of salt (sodium chloride) by weight, is associated with elevated blood pressure and other health issues. On average, we get 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day, which is nearly 50 percent more than the

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