Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Sodium

Updated:Mar 3,2014

FAQs About Sodium

The American Heart Association January 2010 sodium recommendations say that all Americans reduce the amount of sodium in their diet to less than 1500 mg a day.

This is a change from previous American Heart Association recommendations for the general population that set the limit at no more than 2300 mg a day. The new recommendations are one component in a suite of cardiovascular measurements developed by the American Heart Association to determine if Americans are improving their cardiovascular health by 20 percent by 2020.

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