CDC: High sodium intake tied to pediatric hypertension

09/16/2012 | National Public Radio · Minnesota Public Radio

Children and teens eat as much salt as adults, putting them at greater risk for hypertension, CDC researchers reported in the journal Pediatrics. They looked at data on the diets of 6,200 8- to 18-year-olds and found that overweight or obese children face a more than three-fold higher risk of hypertension.

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