Assuming Scott's exercising regularly a high salt content for one meal will be fairly beneficial to replace the salt lost through sweat. Admittedly the high blood pressure suggests he should be more careful than most but salt really isn't that bad (the RDA is about 6g for an adult).
He'll likely be doing at least as much damage by eating smoked meat a lot which will likely be covered in all manner of carcinogens. Still tastes awesome though
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