So you grab a fast-food egg sandwich on the way to work, then gobble a turkey sandwich and chips for lunch.
You haven't even eaten dinner, but if you're 51 and older or African-American of any age, you've blown past the federal government's new recommendations for sodium.
Local nutrition experts say the sodium focus of the new U.S. dietary guidelines released Monday — new every five years — is essential to curbing high blood pressure, heart disease and other problems, including the risk for stroke.
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Republished with permission from Omaha.com