Reduced daily salt intake associated with decreased blood pressure and rates of stroke and heart disease
(dailyRx News) Heart disease is the leading cause of death and disability around the world, and most cases are due to diet and lifestyle factors. But which factors matter the most?
A recent study found that the average blood pressure and rates of death from stroke and heart disease in English adults decreased significantly between 2003 and 2011.
The researchers believe that these drops were closely related to the significant reduction of daily salt intake during the same period.
These researchers suggested that greater efforts at reducing the average daily salt intake of adults are needed to prevent more deaths due to stroke and heart disease.
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