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$2.6 million grant supports study of salt’s effect on brain neurons, blood pressure

So your blood pressure is nice and steady, 110 over 70 most of the time, and nobody’s telling you to put that salt shaker down or opt out of those sea-salt-slathered morsels on the menu.

And salt is only dangerous for those with high blood pressure, right?

Maybe not.

Scientists know a small amount of dietary salt is essential for proper balance of fluids in the body. But most people in the United States eat more than six times the amount needed to maintain cellular health. And as scientists learn more about the effects of salt on cardiovascular health, their concerns and questions are growing. Read the full article on UDaily.