The latest studies point at sodium — 40 percent of table salt — as a top food villain, looming large in processed foods. It's estimated that Americans consume 3,000 to 5,000 milligrams of sodium per day — far more than the USDA's recommended daily limit of 2,400 milligrams, about 1 teaspoon of table salt.  (Larry Crowe / The Associated Press)
The latest studies point at sodium — 40 percent of table salt — as a top food villain, looming large in processed foods. It's estimated that Americans consume 3,000 to 5,000 milligrams of sodium per day — far more than the USDA's recommended daily limit of 2,400 milligrams, about 1 teaspoon of table salt. (Larry Crowe / The Associated Press) AP
The latest studies point at sodium — 40 percent of table salt — as a top food villain, looming large in processed foods. It's estimated that Americans consume 3,000 to 5,000 milligrams of sodium per day — far more than the USDA's recommended daily limit of 2,400 milligrams, about 1 teaspoon of table salt. (Larry Crowe / The Associated Press) AP

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March 08, 2010 04:57 PM

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