Dietary sodium intake and cardiovascular mortality: controversy resolved?
Current Hypertension Reports, 05/29/2012
Alderman MH et al. – These data provide strong support for a “J–shaped” relation of sodium to cardiovascular outcomes. Sodium intakes above and below the range of 2.5 to 6.0 grams/day are associated with increased cardiovascular risk. This robust body of evidence does not support universal reduction of sodium intake.