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High Blood Pressure: Low-Salt Diet: References

U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. 7th Edition, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, December 2010.

American Heart Association Supports Lower Sodium Limits for Most Americans." AHA Newsroom. American Heart Association, 26 Mar. 2009. Web. 05 Jan. 2011. <>.

Zeratsky, R.D., L.D., Katherine. "Low-sodium Diet: Why Is Processed Food so Salty?" Mayo Clinic, 1 Sept. 2010. Web. 5 Jan. 2011. <>.

Your Guide to Lowering Blood Pressure with DASH, National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood 2006. Accessed 10/31/09.

Reducing the Population Burden of Cardiovascular Disease by Reducing Sodium Intake Dickinson, BD, Havas, S, (for the Council on Science and Public Health, American Medical Association). Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:1460–1468.

JNC VII guidelines.

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