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Vital Signs: Sodium Intake Among U.S. School-Aged Children — 2009–2010

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

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A national health objective is to reduce average U.S. sodium intake to 2,300 mg daily to help prevent high blood pressure, a major cause of heart disease and stroke. Identifying common contributors to sodium intake among children can help reduction efforts.

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