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Global sodium consumption and death from cardiovascular causes.

Sodium consumption above 2g per day is one of the major causes of cardiovascular-related deaths worldwide. This study examined the effect of sodium consumption on global cardiovascular mortality. Researchers analyzed dietary and clinical data obtained from subjects in 66 countries. The blood pressure and cardiovascular mortality hazard ratios were assessed in all the subjects. Researchers...
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Six Salty Foods that Sabotage Heart Health

Six Salty Foods that Sabotage Heart Health
"A large number of studies have been conducted, all of which support the concept that salt intake is the major factor increasing [blood pressure] in the population. The diversity and strength of the evidence is much greater than other lifestyle factors, for example, overweight, low consumption of fruit and vegetables and lack of physical exercise,"...
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