Less Sodium In Processed Food Could Save Lives, Study Claims

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 19:35 in Health & Medicine

Despite research suggesting that sodium reduction would do little to improve public health, scientists writing in the Annals of Internal Medicine say  that a voluntary effort by the U.S. food service industry to reduce salt in processed foods could have far-reaching implications for the health of the U.S. population, preventing strokes and heart attacks in nearly a million Americans and saving $32.1 billion in medical costs. read more

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