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Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake.

Strategies to reduce sodium intake in the United States / Committee on Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake, Food and Nutrition Board ; Jane E. Henney, Christine L. Taylor, and Caitlin S. Boon, editors.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 978-0-309-14805-4 (pbk.) — ISBN 978-0-309-14806-1 (pdf)

1. Nutrition policy—United States. 2. Sodium in the body—United States. 3. Salt-free diet—United States. 4. Food—Sodium content—United States. I. Henney, Jane E., 1947- II. Taylor, Christine Lewis. III. Boon, Caitlin S. IV. Title.

[DNLM: 1. Sodium, Dietary—United States. 2. Diet—United States. 3. Health Policy—United States. 4. Health Promotion—United States. WB 424 I59s 2010]

TX360.U6I57 2010

613.2'85—dc22

2010020736

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