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Sounds of Science Podcast: Reducing the Sodium Intake in the United States

The Sounds of Science podcastThere’s a new episode available of our podcast, The Sounds of Science. This week’s episode is on sodium intake and is based on our report Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States. You can listen to this episode below, and you can subscribe to the podcast to get all the episodes delivered to you when they’re published.

Reducing the Sodium Intake in the Untied States
Reducing the intake of sodium is an important public health goal for Americans. Since the 1970s, an array of public health interventions and national dietary guidelines has sought to reduce sodium intake. However, the U.S. population still consumes more sodium than is recommended, placing individuals at risk for diseases related to elevated blood pressure.