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FDA should regulate salt, panel says

Because Americans get most of their sodium from processed and restaurant foods, it is not enough to simply tell them to eat less salt and regulation of the food industry is needed, the Institute of Medicine said.

The FDA is already putting together measures to do this, the Washington Post reported.

Too much salt can cause high blood pressure, which in turn causes strokes, heart disease and kidney failure.

"For 40 years we have known about the relationship between sodium and the development of hypertension and other life threatening diseases, but we have had virtually no success in cutting back the salt in our diets," Jane Henney of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Ohio, who chaired the Institute of Medicine panel, said in a statement.

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The commentor "frankrook" says ......

Hope ya'll are happy! They started with smokers and now their moving on.......Now that they are taking away something you like now your freaking out!! Hope you enjoy the feeling of being singled out for your "negative lifestyle choices" LOL LOL LOL!!

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

The End

of the article reads:

The Post quoted FDA sources speaking on condition of anonymity as saying they were preparing legal limits on the amount of salt allowed in food products.

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

animals love salt ,

why shouldn't I ?

And the Salt Nazi Says . . . . .

NO SALT for YOU!

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

I can see the salt police in the resturant now . . . . .

"You were video taped shakin it more than three times! That'll be $100 debt against your class "c" status credit alotment."

When is this cr*p gonna stop?

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

There goes my KFC chicken, my

There goes my KFC chicken, my Kraft mac & chese, and all of the prepackaged meat....:(

Don't forget the burgers and

Don't forget the burgers and fries to the No salt list :(

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