A Health Fact from a Fitness Expert

Cutting back on salt intake from current levels to 2,300 milligrams a day -- could save-- 500,000 to 850,000 lives over the next 10 years, according to research published in the journal Hypertension. Even a more gradual reduction in salt content among restaurants and processed foods could save 280,000 to 500,000 lives in 10 years, largely by reducing the risks of heart attack and stroke.

-Contributed by Maria Sanna, Prosserman JCC personal Trainer

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