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CDC: Americans Eat Way Too Much Salt

Ninety percent of Americans eat too much salt, says a new report conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health folks recommend Blacks should have 1,500 milligrams a day, lower than the recommended 2,300 milligrams for others. Yet, most Americans consume 3,200 milligrams per day. Too much sodium can put us at increased risk for heart disease and stroke. 

 (Photo: Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune/ MCT /LANDOV)

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