Heart and Cardiovascular Health

The Facts on Sodium and High Blood Pressure

Everybody has sodium in their diet; it's a fact of life. Learn why lowering your sodium intake may benefit your health.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. A healthy lifestyle and eating plan can lower your risk for heart disease and may prevent current heart disease from worsening. Learn more about a heart health and diet.

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