Would you be surprised if I told you that people that die from too much sodium intake is killing as many as Americans as smoking.
I wish this woman spoke a little faster but this is coming from the VOA special english channel. If you can bare through the slow talk, It does give great statistics with heart disease and heart attacks with cutting back on sodium in your eating habits.
That four minute video could have been consolidated in two minutes. Sorry about that, just trying to get the word out.
Dangers in consuming too much sodium include: source
- High blood pressure (Hypertension)
- Left ventricular hypertrophy (cardiac enlargement)
- Duodenal ulcers and gastric ulcers
- Gastric cancer (stomach cancer)
"If everybody were to lower their salt intake by just 1200 milligrams a day, America would see about a 100,000 fewer deaths a year." say's Dr. Beckerman, a cardiologist at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. website
I don't know about you, but I just cut my salt intake by 1200mg!