New daily sodium limits are up - can ...

New daily sodium limits are up - can I stop worrying about how much salt I eat?

There are 1 comment on the The Globe and Mail story from Oct 27, 2013, titled New daily sodium limits are up - can I stop worrying about how much salt I eat?. In it, The Globe and Mail reports that:

I heard the daily sodium limit has been increased. Does this mean I don't have to be concerned about how much salt I eat? Earlier this month Hypertension Canada announced a proposed recommendation to decrease daily sodium intake to 2,000 milligrams - an increase from the current 1,500-milligram limit - in an effort to lower blood pressure.

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Orangeburg, SC

#1 Oct 28, 2013
Still be aware, this may just be a fad statement. Also be aware of Potassium intake. Potassium and Sodium (Chloride as in common salt) are blood relatives to each other and as such, may enhance High Blood Pressure.

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