Public Health

Is Salt a Public Health Danger?

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Last year, the government’s Institute of Medicine urged the Food and Drug Administration to “gradually step down the maximum amount of salt that can be added to foods, beverages and meals.” The FDA is listening. In September, it published a notice concerning issues “associated with the development of targets for sodium reduction in foods to promote reduction of excess sodium intake.”                                                                                                                                 

[Yet] “For every study that suggests that salt is unhealthy, another does not,” an article this year in Scientific American noted.

Full article by Steve Chapman on salt consumption regulation. See our previous posts here, here and here.

   

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