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A Little Less Salt


Excessive sodium consumption is a leading cause of high blood pressure. Reducing sodium intake early in life can decrease the likelihood of hypertension, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. In this podcast, Dr. Mary Cogswell discusses the importance of a low-sodium diet for children. Created: 9/11/2014 by MMWR. Date Released: 9/11/2014. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.

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