FLORIDA TODAY — Although it is widely known that excess salt can cause unhealthy blood pressure levels, researchers from Christiana Care Health System and the University of Delaware concluded that excess salt intake also wreaks havoc on many other organs.

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p class=”speakable-p-2 p-text”>Consuming too much salt can adversely impact the heart, kidneys, blood vessels and brain, according to a research review published by William Weintraub, M.D., MACC, FAHA, FESC, John H. Ammon Chair of Cardiology at Christiana Care and founding director of Christiana Care’s Center for Outcomes Research, and William Farquhar, Ph.D., chair and professor of the Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the University of Delaware. Read the full article in Florida Today.