The majority of today's salt intake comes from restaurant and processed foods.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the amount of sodium added to foods.
A new IOM report has concluded that public health and education programs have failed to cut American's salt intake, and therefore the FDA should incrementally cut down the sodium content of the food supply in a way that goes unnoticed by most consumers.
PositiveTip: Start adjusting your taste sensors for salt by cutting back on processed foods and passing up the salt shaker! You might be surprised at how quickly you adjust.