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British Medical Journal article

Citation: BMJ, doi:10.1136/bmj.39147.604896.55 (published 20 April 2007)

Summary:

This is the first large study to show the long term effects of eating a lower sodium diet on cardiovascular outcomes (i.e. heart attack, stroke, coronary angioplasty, coronary bypass surgery, and death from cardiac causes). The authors were able to show that adults with pre-hypertension (mild to moderate high blood pressure) aged 30 to 54 years, had 25% less cardiac outcomes and death, simply by lowering salt intake alone from the usual amounts commonly eaten in the United States. Nearly 2,500 study participants from multiple sites were followed 10 – 15 years after being in a randomized trial, Trials of Hypertension Prevention: TOHP 1 or TOHP II. Since cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death and disability in the U.S., this study has major implications for having an impact on this problem. For the full study results please see: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/short/bmj.39147.604896.55v1.

 

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