Evidence relating dietary sodium to cardiovascular disease.

  title={Evidence relating dietary sodium to cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Michael H. Alderman},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  volume={25 3 Suppl},
The expectation that dietary sodium intake might influence cardiovascular disease occurrence has been based upon its impact on blood pressure (BP). Solid experimental data confirms the ability of large (75-100 mmols/24 hours) changes in dietary sodium to reduce pressure by, on average, mid-low single digits. However, there is substantial inter-individual… CONTINUE READING