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Heart Health Organizations

American College of Cardiology
Heart House
2400 N Street NW
Washington DC, 20037
(800) 253-4636, ext. 5603 or (202) 375-6000
Fax: (202) 375-7000
E-mail: resource@acc.org
www.acc.org

American Heart Association
National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
(800) 242-8721
www.heart.org

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5 Tips on Reducing Salt Intake

Cutting down on salt may help lower your blood pressure. And most Americans need to cut back, because they get more sodium than they should. The American Heart Association recommends getting less than 1,500 milligrams (mg) of sodium each day. That's less than a teaspoon from all your meals and snacks. Start with these tips: Break the habit of automatically reaching for your salt shaker. Table salt is about 40% sodium, according to the American Heart Association. So avoid adding salt to foods...

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Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
(888)-463-6332
www.fda.gov

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Health Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
Phone: (301) 592-8573
Fax: (240) 629-3246
E-mail: nhlbiinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

The Cleveland Clinic Heart Center
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
(800) 223-2273
www.clevelandclinic.org/heartcenter

Heart Health Websites

Cut to the Heart
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/heart/

The Human Heart (The Franklin Institute)
www.fi.edu/learn/heart/index.html

Med Help Heart Forum
www.medhelp.org/forums/cardio/wwwboard.html

CardioSmart
http://www.cardiosmart.org

The Heart.org
http://www.theheart.org

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Thomas M. Maddox, MD on June 22, 2012
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