Nightly News   |  March 21, 2013

Salt linked to 1 in 10 US deaths

One in 10 deaths in this country can be linked to over-consumption of salt. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> there is health news tonight. it has to do with more research on our diets, specifically what salt is doing to us. the same harvard recertificate ers who told us just yesterday about the high number of deaths link linked to drinking too many sugary drinks said today one in ten deaths in this kcountry can now be linked to overconsumption of salt. eating a high-salt diet can, of course, lead to high blood pressure , heart attack, streak, much of the processed food in our supermarkets is loaded with it.