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[Editorial] Salt: friend or foe?

25 May 2013

Dietary guidelines advise against the consumption of too much salt. A high intake of sodium causes raised blood pressure—an established risk factor for heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. But how much salt is too much? And could a very low salt intake also be detrimental?

Date: 
25 May 2013

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet