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Salt

The Forgotten Killer

A new report entitled Heart Attack Entrées and Side Orders of Stroke says salt should be regulated as a food additive.

The report, from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, says that adults with no medical issues shouldn’t have more than 2300 mg a day of salt (about a teaspoon).  Many processed foods and restaurant meals will get you far more salt than that.

Have you ever calculated your daily salt intake?

Listen to Alyne's report, and learn more about the risks associated with consuming too much salt by clicking play on the audio player to the left.

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