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Vitamins & Minerals
A: When it comes to heart and vascular health, nearly everyone can benefit by avoiding excessive salt intake.
Studies have long linked high salt diets to greater risk of high blood pressure, itself a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. But new research shows that:
At the population level, a reduction in daily salt intake from 10 grams per day to 5 grams per day could lead to 1.25 million fewer deaths from stroke and approximately three million fewer deaths from cardiovascular disease worldwide.
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