Too Much Sodium in Your Kid's Diet?

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Summary: Too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure - even in kids. Learn where most of the extra sodium is hidden.Do your kids get too much sodium in their diets? Could this be putting them at risk for high blood pressure? How much sodium is actually OK for your children? What are the most common sources of sodium in kids' foods? Do you know where so much of the extra sodium you ingest is hidden? Dr. Stephen R. Daniels, MD, expert Cardiologist and Chair of the AAP Committee on Nutrition joins Melanie Cole, MS, and shares some tips for parents to avoid too much sodium in family meals and snacks.