Simple strategies to reduce salt intake can lower risk of cardiovascular disease

May 2013
Filipino Reporter;5/10/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 23, p21
The article discusses a research paper on strategies that not only reduce salt intake but also lower risk of cardiovascular disease, referencing a study published in the February 11, 2013 online issue of "Hypertension".


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