Information contained on this page is provided by NewsUSA, an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith.(NewsUSA/Society for Vascular Surgery) - "Lose the salt shaker, and you'll improve your health," said David H. Stone, MD, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. "Adding table salt (sodium chloride) to your food increases your overall salt intake, especially when eating out or when consuming ready-to-eat foods. When it comes to salt, less is more."