Monday, February 18, 2013

Salt reduction could save 92,000 U.S. lives a year

By Gene Emery   BOSTON (Reuters Life!) – Shaving 3 grams off the daily salt intake of Americans could prevent up to 66,000 strokes, 99,000 heart attacks and 92,000 deaths in the United States, while saving $24 billion in health costs per year, researchers reported on...
Salt reduction could save 92,000 U.S. lives a year