People don't realize how much salt from foods and meds affects their blood pressure

People don't realize how much salt from foods and meds affects their blood pressure.

The generally accepted max is 2300 mg sodium/day...about one teaspoon table salt. But even that's too much for some people.

Recommend staying under 1500 mg/day for people with hypertension, over age 40, or African Americans. Most people get DOUBLE this much.

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