Hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and potato salad. Those are the fixings for a fantastic Fourth of July picnic. The problem is this menu can be loaded with sodium, which is bad for your health, especially if you have¬†heart disease. ¬†Vivien Williams and photographer Andy Shilts talk with¬†Mayo Clinic¬†cardiologist¬†Stephen Kopecky, M.D., about enjoying holiday food without consuming too much sodium.¬†[TRT 1:52]
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(This report originally aired July 3, 2013)