Posts Tagged "salt intake"

Huge range of salt found in processed foods

Posted on Feb 5, 2010 in Uncategorized

Sauces, spreads, and processed meats are top offenders, study says   updated 10:32 a.m. ET, Mon., Jan. 25, 2010 NEW YORK – Many processed foods contain too much salt, and sauces, spreads, and processed meats are the top offenders, new research shows. People who consume lots of salt are more likely to see their blood pressure rise as they get older, with a corresponding increase in their heart disease risk. Public health officials are increasingly looking to the food industry for help in cutting people’s salt intake; the United Kingdom and France, for example, have been able to...

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