Role of salt intake in prevention of cardiovascular disease: controversies and challenges

@article{He2018RoleOS,
  title={Role of salt intake in prevention of cardiovascular disease: controversies and challenges},
  author={Feng J. He and Graham A Macgregor},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cardiology},
  year={2018},
  volume={15},
  pages={371-377}
}
Strong evidence indicates that reduction of salt intake lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The WHO has set a global target of reducing the population salt intake from the current level of approximately 10 g daily to <5 g daily. This recommendation has been challenged by several studies, including cohort studies, which have suggested a J-shaped relationship between salt intake and CVD risk. However, these studies had severe methodological problems, such… CONTINUE READING
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