Less Salt or More Potassium and Fiber?
6 days ago - By Mercola
The American Heart Association recommends limiting your salt consumption to no more than 2,300 milligrams a day, with an ideal intake of 1,500 mg per day for adults. 1 The rationale used says salt in your bloodstream draws in more water, creating greater work for your heart and increasing your blood pressure. 2
However, this is an overly simplistic answer to a far more complex condition, as I discuss in the video above with James DiNicolantonio, Pharm.D. As with all vitamins, minerals and chemicals in your body, each affects and is affected by several different systems.
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