Recommended Daily Salt Intake

Increased dietary sodium consumption can lead to water retention, weight gain, high blood pressure, etc., ultimately causing other health complications. Sodium is an essential nutrient that the body needs in small amounts for the body's fluid balance and muscle and nerve function. The American Heart Association recommends 2.3 g of sodium intake per day for adults, which equals 5 g of salt or approximately one teaspoon.

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