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Avera Medical Minute: Salt Intake Live 3/4/10

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Americans need to slash our sodium intake. Americans need to slash our sodium intake.

 

 

New data is prompting a renewed call for Americans to cut our salt intake. According to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, we consume about twice as much sodium a day than what's recommended and most of us aren't even aware of it.

We asked Registered Dietitian Joanne Shearer with the Avera Heart Hospital why salt is so bad for our health.

 

 

 

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