Texas Woman Accused Of Poisoning Child With Salt A Texas pediatric nurse has been arrested for feeding her own daughter such a dangerous amount of salt that the child had to be hospitalized.
CDC: U.S. Kids Eat Too Much Salt, As Much As Adults American children eat as much salt as adults — about 1,000 milligrams too much, or the same amount as in just one Big Mac.
Gov't Advising Americans To Cut Down On SaltThe government is telling half of the U.S. population to drastically cut their daily salt intake. That's the advice to consumers -- and the food industry -- as the government issues new dietary guidelines.