Fat is the thing the public is being told to cut out of their diet, but salt is also a problem. Obesity tends to be accompanied by hypertension (high blood pressure-HTN)-a risk factor for cardiovascular disease & stroke-, made worse by high sodium intake. The article, written by Lisa Nainggolan for Medscape's Heatwire, is based on research at Stanford University. The researchers urge us to move salt up on the public health policy to-do list.
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