Should you reduce salt in your diet since some studies show harmful health effects at both ends of the salt concentration spectrum? Dr. Robin Felder is one of the Directors of Laboratory Medicine and a Professor of Pathology at UVa Medical Center. He has been practicing laboratory medicine and doing basic biomedical human research for over 40 years. Join him as he discusses the credible scientific evidence from his research group as well as others that explain why there is conflicting scientific data regarding dietary salt. Learn how the body processes salt and why it is important to know your personal "salt index".
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