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How Much Salt You Should Actually Eat

The American Heart Association (AHA) says to limit your daily intake of salt to a little over half a teaspoon. More than that (they claim) puts you at risk for high blood pressure and heart disease.20 How much salt should you eat? The…

Is Salt Bad? A Prison Study May Hold the Answer

There is a lot to fight over in the vagaries of dietary science, but possibly nothing has been as contentious or as longstanding as the salt wars. For decades, public-health officials have pushed people to eat less salt, which is linked to…