“The Natriuretic Peptide System in African-Americans.”
This study aims to assess the natriuretic peptide response to dietary salt loading in African-American individuals compared with white individuals.
Dietary Supplement - Low-Salt Diet
The low-salt diet (7 days) will consist of meals, snacks and water provided by Vanderbilt's metabolic kitchen.
Dietary Supplement - High-Salt Diet
The high-salt diet (7 days) consists of each subjects usual diet, supplemented each day with 2 bullion broth packets, which will be provided to the subject by the study staff.
The Natriuretic Peptide System in African-Americans.