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.
Where's The Salt? Hidden In Your Thanksgiving MenuNo need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch, there's lots of sodium already hidden in the menu.
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.