Salt Matters: Preserving Choice, Protecting Health

Narrator: SALT. THE CHEMICAL NAME FOR IT IS SODIUM CHLORIDE. ABOUT 90% OF THE SODIUM WE EAT COMES IN THE FORM OF SALT. CURRENT DIETARY GUIDELINES SAY AMERICANS AGED 2 AND UP SHOULD EAT LESS THAN 2,300 MILLIGRAMS OF SODIUM, OR ABOUT 1 TEASPOON OF SALT, PER DAY. HOWEVER, ABOUT HALF THE POPULATION SHOULD GET…