Sodium (salt) is a seasoning that can boost the flavor of foods, but new research indicates that adults and children worldwide are consuming an unhealthy amount of this flavor enhancement.

New research conducted by scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health indicates that 75 percent of the world’s population consumes nearly twice the daily recommended amount of sodium. And research coordinated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention discovered that 75 percent of commercial prepackaged meals and snacks for toddlers are high in sodium. View full article »