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Living a Less Salty Life       Archived


Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. A diet high in sodium, or salt, can raise blood pressure. Dr. Darwin Labarthe discusses the importance of lowering your salt intake in order to minimize the risk of developing hypertension. Created: 3/27/2008 by MMWR. Date Released: 4/2/2009. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.

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