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Study: A low-sodium diet is still the best bet

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By Kathleen Raven, Reuters

NEW YORK - Eating less than one teaspoon of salt per day remains the ideal goal for Americans, according to a new study.

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Most research has linked high sodium consumption with greater risks of stroke and cardiovascular disease. Evidence has shown that men and women age 51 or older, African Americans or those with hypertension, diabetes or chronic kidney disease face especially high risks.

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