Move over war on transfats; make way for the war on salt

Cassels, Alan
January 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/15/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 2, p256
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the declaration of Tony Clement, Federal Health Minister, regarding the war on salt by launching a Sodium Working Group in Canada. He refers to the promulgation as a weak one, stating that Canadians loves salt. He also notes on the research being done that will prove that salt is not that an evidenced-based way to tackle high blood pressure. He concluded that consumers should be left alone to consume as much savoury food as they can.


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