Sodium in Processed Foods: The Silent Killer?

saltIt’s no secret that we have too much salt in our diet. 

Although the body only requires about 180-500 milligrams (mg) of sodium per day, we typically ingest almost 4,000 mg.  Currently, the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends no more than 2,300 mg of sodium per day, but this amount will be reduced to 1,500 mg by 2020.  More on that later… Continue reading