Government advice to Americans, food industry: Cut down on salt

January 31, 2011 at 4:50 am in Grand Forks Herald

Feds issue new dietary guidelinesFor the first time, the Agriculture and Health and Human Services departments, which issue the guidelines every five years, are telling people who are 51 and older, all African-Americans and anyone suffering from hypertension, diabetes or chronic kidney disease to reduce daily sodium intake to little more than half a teaspoon. Continue Reading&