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Is Too Much Sodium Hiding in Your Diet?

Melissa Diane Smith is a trusted, internationally known journalist and holistic nutritionist who specializes in using food as medicine. She is the author of Going Against GMOs, Going Against the Grain, and Gluten Free Throughout the Year. To learn about her books, long-distance consultations, nutrition coaching programs, or speaking, visit her websites melissadianesmith.com and againstthegrainnutrition.comagainstthegrainnutrition.com.

Q:I have recently been diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure). My doctor advised me to reduce the amount of sodium in my

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