Effective population-wide public health interventions to promote sodium reduction

Mohan, Sailesh; Campbell, Norm R. C.; Willis, Kevin
October 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/27/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 9, p605
Academic Journal
The article presents an analysis on the effectiveness of public health organizations' promotional efforts to reduce dietary sodium to prevent the high risk of cardiovascular diseases. It states that the study reviewed the sodium-reduction strategies and advocacies of the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion and screened literatures from the World Health Organization (WHO). It also concludes that salt substitution and labeling of food are some of the government's strategies to reduce sodium.


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