Howard, thank you. I might suggest you read, if you choose (you may not which is your right):
Salt not as damaging to health as previously thought, says study
New research reignites a row with scientists who want to reduce salt intake to near zero
Scant Evidence Behind the Advice About Salt
Despite a number of studies questioning the usefulness of very low-salt diets in the last few years, most major medical…
It's Time to End the War on Salt
For decades, policy makers have tried and failed to get Americans to eat less salt. In April 2010 the Institute of…
I stand by my sources, as you stand by yours. Like statistics (and I say this with a grin) we can pick and choose our numbers and our sources. Offered up not in argument at all, but as differing sources of information for the sake of discussion.