Beware of the “Salty Six”: Foods That can Hurt Your Health

The American Heart Association warns of six foods which are high in sodium

The American Heart Association shares six foods which are high in sodium that we should be made aware of.

“Excess sodium in our diets has less to do with what we’re adding to our food and more to do with what’s already in the food,” said Dr. Linda Van Horn, a research nutritionist at Northwestern University who volunteers at the AHA.

U.S. dietary guidelines recommend people should take in no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium each day, while the AHA recommends an even lower amount, 1,500 milligrams.

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