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World Hypertension Day: WHO says avoid processed, canned and ready-to-eat-foods

Friday, May 17th 2013 - 17:49 UTC
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At least 30% of people in the Americas suffer from hypertension, or high blood pressure, for which excessive dietary salt is the main risk factor. For 1 of 3 people who have hypertension, cutting sodium intake can reduce their blood pressure to normal levels. Reducing dietary salt could also prevent an estimated 25% of heart attacks and strokes worldwide. Read full article


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  • briton

    Do we again, belive the experts and start on the cabbage,

    or ignore them and carry on.

    May 17th, 2013 - 06:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DennisA

    “the main risk factor for cardiovascular deaths and is estimated to affect more than 1 in 3 adults worldwide, or some 1 billion people”

    Correlation is not causation. “estimated”, “can”, “could”, “may”. This the language of epidemiology and computer modelling.

    May 18th, 2013 - 07:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Is this the ailment some say the lovely Cristina suffers from? If so, hope this day helps her

    May 18th, 2013 - 01:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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