Salt Intake

Cutting salt intake was accompanied by a fall in blood pressure in adults

Children help cut parents’ salt intake

By Rod Addy

Parents’ salt intake was slashed through the intervention of their children in a joint UK and China study funded by the Medical Research Council.

Salt has a 'crucial' role in cheese

Salt targets cause concern

By Nicholas Robinson

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has called for the functional uses of salt to be taken into consideration, following World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations to lower sodium in all foods.

Controversy over salt continues to shake the industry.

New cancer scare over salt

By John Wood

Food producers insist they are doing all they can to reduce salt levels in their products after a new health scare, and that food labelling already gives consumers the information needed to make informed choices.

Expert slams 'politicised' nutrition and salt science

Expert slams 'politicised' nutrition and salt science

By Rod Addy

Nutrition is being politicised, with food authorities bowing to pressure from minority interests and lobbyists in areas such as salt reduction at significant risk to consumer health, according to one expert.

Salt initiative raises consumer awareness

Salt initiative raises consumer awareness

By Sarah Britton

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) today launched the next stage of its campaign to encourage consumers to reduce their salt intake by checking food...

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