Study shows Americans eat too much salt, not enough potassium

A CDC study on salt consumption found less than 10% of people kept their intake within the 2,300 milligrams per day recommended limit, with most adults getting an average of 3,371 mg. The study also found less than 2% of study participants consumed the recommended 4,700 mg of potassium daily, with most getting an average of 2,632 mg. Medscape (free registration)/Reuters

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