Many adults don’t want to accept that salt compromises their health in ways they never imagined. That’s really too bad. As a cardiac surgeon, I operate daily on patients who could have prevented their health conditions by lessening—or eliminating—their salt intake. Now that I have published my book Salt Kills, more people are taking heed. Others, however, are determined to stick to their salty ways.
Thankfully, increasing numbers of parents are doing for their children what they often won’t do for themselves. That’s great news, especially considering that eating too much salt now can compromise children’s health immediately as well as into their adulthood. But as a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study shows, we have a long way to go.
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