High sodium diets are known to raise the risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases. Photo: Shutterstock

How good for your health is cutting salt from your diet? Chinese scientists try to find the answer

  • Most people eat too much salt, but a study conducted in a part of China where the problem is especially serious suggests that reducing consumption by a quarter could halve death rates
  • Study conducted in Shandong province finds a fifth of heart deaths there were linked to high-sodium diets
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High sodium diets are known to raise the risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases. Photo: Shutterstock
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