How much sleep do kids and teens need? Kids 6-12 years need 9 to 12 hours of sleep and teens 13-18 years need 8 to 10 hours of sleep.
The vast majority of sodium we consume is in processed and restaurant foods. Your body needs a small amount of sodium to work properly, but too much sodium is bad for your health. Excess sodium can increase your blood pressure and your risk for a heart disease and stroke. Together, heart disease and stroke kill more Americans each year than any other cause.