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The Red Meat, Eggs, Fat and Salt Diet by Ronald Bailey.

Progressives tend to believe that government knows best. The unfolding fiasco over government nutrition misinformation should give them pause.

For years now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been recommending that “everyone age 2 and up should consume less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) of sodium each day. Some groups of people should further limit sodium intake to 1,500 mg per day, including adults age 51 or older, all African Americans, and anyone with high blood pressure, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease.” Recent studies now suggest that this advice is killing more people than it’s saving.

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