Salt Matters

Salt Matters: Preserving Choice, Protecting Health

Excessive salt intake has proven to be a major contributor to heart attack and stroke, the first and third leading causes of death in the United States. More than three-quarters of Americans’ daily salt intake comes from foods consumed in restaurants and purchased in grocery stores. Our “Salt Matters: Preserving Choice, Protecting Health” video outlines ways to help Americans make healthier food choices with lower salt content.

Release Date: 4/20/2011

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Page last reviewed: November 22, 2013