Salty snacks may speed aging in overweight teens, a new study suggests.
Teaching people how to replace salt with spices and herbs can reduce salt intake, a new study reported.
Even slightly elevated blood pressure readings could increase stroke risk, a new study reported.
In a new study, researchers found that consumers do not mind the taste of bread made with 10 percent, 20 percent or 30 percent less salt.
Researchers reported that "fizzy" prescription medications, which have high sodium content, increase risk of heart events.
In a new report, researchers found that around half of the adults with hypertension are unaware of their health condition.
The city of Philadelphia recently invited chefs from Chinese take-out restaurants to participate in free cooking classes that provided tips on using less salt in foods.
Foods being advertised to children in UK supermarkets are less healthy than those marketed to the general population, according to British researchers.
A new study reports that even a little bit of added exercise can decrease a woman's risk of kidney stones.
A new study has linked mild iodine deficiency in the womb to lower scores on literacy tests.
Millions of lives around the world can be saved every year if people cut down on their salt and increase potassium intake by consuming more fruits and vegetables, according to new studies published in the British Medical Journal.
Increasing potassium in your diet and minimizing salt can reduce the risk of stroke.
The CDC reports that 28 percent of Americans have high blood pressure in 2009.
Among people who died of strokes, heart attacks or related conditions, 40 percent of them were defined as premature; 84 percent of these deaths were linked to salt.
New research suggests an overwhelming 75 percent of the world's population consumes twice the daily recommended amount of salt.