University of Virginia Researchers' New Diagnostic Test Can Identify Each Person's Optimal Salt Intake

Published: May 01, 2013

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Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have cut through conflicting advice about salt consumption by demonstrating that each person has a "personal salt index," an upper limit on daily salt consumption for good health. In addition, they have developed a test to determine that level – and to identify people who should consume more salt.

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