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Is salt good for your health after all? Here’s what the evidence suggests-Health News , Firstpost

The authors suggest that current global sodium intakes, which range from 3-5 grams per day, are associated with the lowest risks for a heart attack, stroke or dying prematurely. This is higher than the suggested dietary target of 2 grams of sodium (5 grams of salt) per day and the adequate intake range of 460-920 milligrams (1.3-2.6 grams of salt) a day. One group was randomly assigned to use a salt substitute to reduce their sodium intake.

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