BY KRISTEN LAULETTI
Researchers at Tufts University say that essentially every adult is consuming way too much salt and in doing so, it has heightened the risk various severe health conditions.
According to Medical News Today, the World Health Organization gives the recommended intake of sodium for adults as two grams per day.
Medical News Today reports that the global study done involved looking at “205 surveys of sodium intake representing approximately 75 percent of the world's adult population.” Along with this, nutritional data was also taken to see how intake of sodium varied based off of gender, age and country. Lastly, the study measured “the effects of sodium on blood pressure, and separately, the effects of blood pressure on cardiovascular diseases.”