The American Heart Association recommends consuming less than 2300 mg of sodium per day. This is equivalent to about 1 teaspoon of salt.
The average American consumes between 2900 and 4300 mg per day.
The Centers for Disease Control recommends consuming less than 1500 mg of sodium if you are:
If you fall into one of these three groups, you are among the estimated 70% of American adults who are more susceptible to the effects of sodium. Reducing your intake of sodium could help you avoid or reduce high blood pressure.
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