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How much is too much salt?

Maximum recommended daily salt intake per person - would you eat less salt if it meant preventing a heart attack? half of US Americans don't.

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BBC Health story - Children's diets 'far too salty' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26513014

Children's diets 'far too salty'

Children in the UK are eating far too much salt, with much of it coming from breads and cereals, research suggests.

BBC Radio 4 - Salt (2 part series - part 2). http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b052hffg. "Steph goes on to address the issue of salt and health, hearing from a campaign group promoting the lowering of salt consumption down to 6 grammes a day through schemes such as reducing the number of holes in chip shop salt shakers."

Steph McGovern explores the rich and unexpectedly diverse history of salt.

BBC Radio 4 - Salt (2 part series). http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b051rjpm. "It's easy to take salt for granted - its abundance on supermarket shelves, coupled with the development of refrigeration and freezing for our food, means we can all too readily overlook its vital and multiple role in our history. In part one of 'Salt', BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern sets out to explain this role."

Steph McGovern explores the rich and unexpectedly diverse history of salt.