If there are more than 2300 mg (about 1 tsp.) of sodium in a dish in a New York City chain restaurant, you will soon see a little icon with a salt shaker inside a triangle. The AHA recommends limiting sodium to 1500 mg per day. Why? Learn about the ill effects of too much sodium here.
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