Federal sodium working group disbanded
- Stalling the Sodium Strategy. MacKenzie, Alan // Canadian Meat Business;May/Jun2013, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p6
The article discusses the move of Health Canada's Sodium Working Group (SWG) in monitoring the progress of the meat sector in reducing sodium in processed meat and poultry products. Nutrition consultant Mary Ann Binnie has commented on the slow progress as Canadians still consume more than...
- Wounded by sodium levels: where the rub is. JEFFERY, BILL // Canadian Nurse;Jan2010, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p44
The author emphasizes the need to reduce sodium intake among Canadians. He notes that hypertension induced by high sodium intake is the possible cause of about 15,000 cases of fatal heart attacks and strokes in Canada annually. He stresses that many people exceed the recommended level of sodium...
- We've got to shake our salt addiction. Taylor, Joe // Active Living;Jul2010, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p1
The article announces that the Sodium Working Group of Health Canada came up with six general and 27 specific recommendations in reducing the salt consumption among Canadians. It notes that if its plan works, 30 to 40 lives can be saved per day and about 11,000 to 15,000 in a year. It also...
- Health Canada sidesteps commitment to new salt reduction strategy. Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE571
The article focuses on the recommendations issued by the Sodium Working Group of Health Canada for curbing the high salt consumption of Canadians. It says that the Sodium Reduction Strategy calls on restaurants and food manufacturers to reduce the sodium content of their products, and on Health...
- Shaking The Salt From Cheese Is Complex. // Dairy Foods;Mar2012, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p22
The article focuses on the reduction of dietary sodium levels in cheese to reduce the sodium intake of Americans by 20% over five years. It states that the innovation Center for U.S. Dairy is working with industry groups to address the challenge. Vice president product research Dave McCoy of...
- Kicking Our Addiction to Salt. Ozersky, Josh // Time;5/17/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 19, p43
The article discusses attempts to reduce salt intake in the American diet. Many Americans' salt intake is double the recommended daily allowance. The negative health consequences of a high-salt diet include hypertension and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. The U.S. Food and Drug...
- Too Much or Too Little Sodium Is Unhealthy. // Environmental Nutrition;Jan2009, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p7
The article provides an answer to a question regarding the advantages and disadvantages of sodium intake.
- Salt: Coincidence or conspiracy? Liebman, Bonnie // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Jun98, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p9
Examines the study showing that people with low sodium intakes were more likely to die earlier. Claims that the study was unadjusted and unreliable.
- Are You Salt-Smart? // Cooking Light;06/01/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p45
The article offers tips on how to cut back on salt consumption.