Risk factors

Heart disease not salt’s fault?

Salt intake is not associated with mortality, risk for cardiovascular disease, or heart failure in older adults, a controversial study reports. The researchers analysed the self-reported sodium intake of 2,642 older adults and found that 10-year mortality rates were 33.8% among people consuming less than 1,500 mg a day, 30.7% among people consuming 1,500 to ...

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