Salt Matters: Preserving Choice, Protecting Health (Extended Version)
Excessive salt intake has proven to be a major contributor to heart attack and stroke, the first and third leading causes of death in the United States. More than three-quarters of Americans' daily salt intake comes from foods consumed in restaurants and purchased in grocery stores. Our "Salt Matters: Preserving Choice, Protecting Health" video outlines ways to help Americans make healthier food choices with lower salt content. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: www.cdc.gov This video can also be viewed at streaming.cdc.gov
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