Cutting teen salt could save future health costs – The Chart – CNN.com Blogs
How much sodium do you eat each day? The ADA says that by reducing the amount to 1200 milligrams of sodium a day could lead to a 68% decrease in the # of teens with high blood pressure. High blood pressure is a contributing factor to obesity and puts you at a greater risk for heart disease and other health problems.
Daily challenge: Count how much sodium you eat today! Most people look at carbs, fat, protein, fiber and calories. Here is a new number to look at. Try to keep it below 1200.