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How much salt is good for heart

Onlymyhealth Editorial Team, Date:2013-06-18

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Salt is an important component and is required for life. If salt is consumed more than the required amount then it tends to increase the risk of high blood pressure. Now it’s really important for us to know how much salt should be consumed in a day. Our expert Tapan Ghose tells us that 4.5 gm of salt is enough to provide 200 mili moles of sodium per day in order words a teaspoon of salt every day is sufficient for adults.Intake of salt more than the required amount can increase the chances of high blood pressure. However, the blood pressure can be reduced by following a diet called low added salt diet or Nas diet. To know more watch this video.
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