TITLE

Get excess salt out of our diet

AUTHOR(S)
Flegel, Ken
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/3/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 3, p263
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the excess salt of people's diet. He mentions that added salt is not needed in people's diet due to its health consequences like high blood pressure, hypertension, stroke, and mortality. He also states that the health consequences of excess salts in food can be fought by physicians by advocating change from food processing and restaurant industries through less salt in food preparation.
ACCESSION #
36208298

 

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