Salt substitutes reduce hypertension risk by up to 40%

Salt substitutes reduce hypertension risk by up to 40%

Salt substitutes are associated with a reduced risk of high blood pressure without increasing the risk of low blood pressure, according to new findings published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.[1] “Adults frequently fall into the trap of consuming excess salt through easily accessible and budget-friendly processed foods,” lead author Yangfeng Wu, MD, PhD, executive director of the Peking University Clinical Research Institute in China, said in a statement. “It's crucial to recognize the impact of our …