USA: Study on salt consumption sparks debate over US health guidelines
Alarm bells have been sounded that the US government recommended-daily allowance of salt is too high. The scientists who completed the study have now provoked widespread debate concerning salt and the average American diet. Consumption levels of salt are an important issue in the US, where some 50 million people suffer from high blood pressure, a condition that scientists have agreed for many years can be alleviated with careful cuts in the amount of salt in diets.
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