Move over war on transfats; make way for the war on salt
- Salt: The pressure is on. Liebman, Bonnie // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Sep96, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p6
Presents an overview on the evidence of how a high-salt diet raises blood pressure. Salt industry's efforts to undermine studies on the negative health impact of salt; Study on animals; Strategy behind INTERSALT; Clinical trials; Importance of avoiding high-salt foods. INSET: Six reasons to...
- Salt and blood pressure revisited. Thelle, Dag S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/18/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7041, p1240
Comments on findings on the relationship between salt intake and blood pressure. Recommended reductions in daily intake of salt; Magnitude of the effect of sodium excretion in blood pressure; Results of the Intersalt study.
- Another look at salt and blood pressure. // Patient Care;11/30/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p88
Reports that salt reductions in dietary salt intake could reduce blood pressure in elderly patients. Reference to information from researchers in England; Findings of a crossover trial of the effects of salt restriction in blood pressure by these researchers.
- Pressure to cut salt levels grows. // Food Manufacture;Dec2002, Vol. 77 Issue 12, p8
Reports that British manufacturers face growing pressure to cut salt levels in their products following a report that finds a direct link between salt intake and blood pressure. Draft report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition; Food Standards Agency's call for user-friendly labelling.
- Clinical digest. Consuming moderately less salt in the long-term can lower blood pressure significantly. // Nursing Standard;5/8/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p15
The article discusses research which was reported in the article "Effect of Longer Term Modest Salt Reduction on Blood Pressure: Cochrane Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Trials" by F. He et al., was published in the "British Medical Journal" and found that modestly reducing...
- The great salt debate. Rivera, Rachel // Scholastic Choices;Jan99, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p27
Reports on the results of research on the effects of salt on people's blood pressure. Association between high salt intake and high blood pressure; Recommended salt intake per day. INSETS: How to add flavor without adding salt.;Did you know? (facts about salt)..
- Salt-induced exacerbation of morning surge in blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension. Osanai, T; Okuguchi, T; Kamada, T; Fujiwara, N; Kosugi, T; Saitoh, G; Katoh, T; Nakano, T; Takahashi, K; Guan, W; Okumura, K // Journal of Human Hypertension;Jan2000, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p57
The morning surge in blood pressure (BP) is related to the morning occurrence of lethal cardiovascular events. We tested the hypothesis that salt intake may be associated with the morning surge in BP in essential hypertension. Seventy-six patients were admitted and placed on a low salt diet (2...
- Blood pressure relates to sodium taste sensitivity and discrimination in adolescents. Málaga, Serafín; Díaz, Juan José; Arguelles, Juan; Perillán, Carmen; Málaga, Ignacio; Vijande, Manuel // Pediatric Nephrology;May2003, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p431
To investigate salt perception and discrimination and their possible association with blood pressure (BP), 72 healthy adolescents (42 boys) aged 9-21 years (mean 16.1 years) were studied. BP was measured with a standardized technique. Anthropometric measurement and conventional renal function...
- Chimps off the old salt block. Pinkowish, Mary Desmond // Patient Care;11/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p188
Presents the result of the study on the effects of added salt intake on levels of blood pressure (BP). Data from a socially stable colony of chimpanzees; Effect of discontinuing the high-salt diet.