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Ditch the Salt: Why It’s Time to Shake the Habit

by PremeraNews Staff in Health and Fitness

Is salt a problem? Salt makes food taste delicious, unfortunately excess amounts can cause a rise in blood pressure and heart disease risk. This applies to everyone – even those in good health. A recent study found that lowering sodium intake improved the ability of arteries to widen and contract for those with normal blood pressure. That’s right – just because your numbers are good doesn’t mean that you can stop paying attention to salt intake. [Read Full Article]