Recent scientific research results warn that precaution should be taken when recommending universal salt reduction for healthy p

Date

22 May 2008

Sections

Health & Consumers

Press release

The results of a recent observational study in the US indicate that people taking in the lowest amounts of Sodium in their diet have a higher risk dying from heart disease than people not restricting salt intake. This concedes with several recent studies demonstrating that there is no conclusive evidence to indicate that high salt consumption leads to an increased risk of cardiovascular events