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Report: US kids eat too much salt

By Agencies in Atlanta and Washington ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-09-11 07:12:21

CDC warns sodium intake mostly from processed, restaurant food

US children are eating far too much salt, mostly from processed foods, putting them at risk of high blood pressure and heart disease later in life, federal health officials said on Tuesday.

A report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that more than 90 percent of US children ages 6 to 18 consume too much sodium daily.

Report: US kids eat too much salt

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