Guidelines for Salt Intake Being Challenged?

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Teri16
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   Posted 6/15/2005 11:38 PM (GMT -7)   
There are some challenges being presented with the new dietary guidelines saying that salt should be reduced in our diets.  Many experts are saying that it's not true-there is no evidence showing that reducing salt in one's diet helps.  Interesting...Hugs, Teri tongue
 
"more studies are needed to show whether a low-sodium diet lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks and kidney failure."
 
 
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   Posted 6/19/2005 5:19 PM (GMT -7)   
Teri I can onlyhave 800-1,000 miligrms a day and that is low and when i go uot and eat i can tell how salty it is for it does taste  so salty when it is oout of uor diets I guess limit it if you are salt senstive and if yuo are not check with yur Doctor.
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