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2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Systematic Reviews

Systematic Review Question

What is the relationship between sodium intake and blood pressure in children between the ages of two and eighteen?

Conclusion Statement

The 2015 DGAC concurs with the 2010 DGAC that “a moderate body of evidence has documented that as sodium intake decreases, so does blood pressure in children, birth to age 18 years."

2015 DGAC Grade: Moderate