TITLE

Application of Lower Sodium Intake Recommendations to Adults -- United States, 1999-2006

AUTHOR(S)
Ayala, C.; Peralez, J.; Keenan, N. L.; Labarthe, D. R.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/27/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p281
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the recommended adult intake of sodium in the U. S. It is noted that greater consumption of sodium increases risk for hypertension. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyses for the period 1999 to 2006, applicable sodium intake for adults in the U. S. should be no more than 2,300 milligram per day and in specific groups such as persons with hypertension, 1,500 milligrams per day.
ACCESSION #
37565376

 

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