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Wearable sensor to measure sodium consumption under development

Wearable oral sensor to measure sodium consumption in real-time under development

Mayo 11, 2018
To help monitor salt intake, researchers have developed a flexible and stretchable wireless sensing system designed to be comfortably worn in the mouth to measure the amount of sodium a person consumes.
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Teenagers’ potassium intake may lower blood pressure in adulthood

Abril 30, 2015
A study published in JAMA Pediatrics shows that a diet high in potassium may protect teenagers from high blood pressure in adulthood. Since potatoes are a major dietary source of potassium, the potato sector should take note of this research.
Snack Food Association releases Statement on Sodium and Cardiovascular Disease Studies

Snack Food Association releases Statement on Sodium and Cardiovascular Disease Studies

Agosto 25, 2014
“Research released on sodium and cardiovascular disease in today’s [August 14] New England Journal of Medicine adds to the national discussion of sodium's role in the American diet,” says Snack Food Association (SFA) CEO Tom Dempsey.
Saratoga Chip replaces regular salt by Mountain Pure Himalayan pink salt

Saratoga Chip replaces regular salt by Mountain Pure Himalayan pink salt

Julio 03, 2014
Saratoga Chip switches to Mountain Pure Himalayan pink salt, a mineral and energy-rich iron alternative to traditional salt for all six Saratoga Chip flavors
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Study finds restaurant industry takes one step forward, one step back in menu nutrition

Noviembre 03, 2013
Although a number of chain restaurants have announced healthy menu changes over the years, the overall calorie and sodium levels in main entrees offered by top U.S. chain restaurants assessed from 2010 to 2011 have remained the same, shows a study.
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Snack Food Association responds to (IOM) Report: Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence

Mayo 21, 2013
The Snack Food Association (SFA) and the American Bakers Association (ABA) believe the findings from the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Report: Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence add a vital new perspective to the national discussion o...
Technomic finds strong consumer support for nutritional disclosure at restaurants

Technomic finds strong consumer support for nutritional disclosure at restaurants

Noviembre 28, 2012
In a recently completed survey of restaurant user attitudes, Technomic found that 65 percent favor nutritional labeling in restaurants, with the strongest demand for listing of calories and sodium content.
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Canada has saltiest fries, sandwiches and salads, study finds

Abril 16, 2012
French fries sold at major fast-food chains in Canada contain more than double the amount of salt of those sold at U.S. locations, according to a new international study
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US watchdog group pushes to get Big Macs and fries out of hospitals

Abril 13, 2012
A US watchdog group is demanding that the nation’s hospitals kick McDonald’s restaurants off their campuses to “to help curb the epidemic of diet-related disease and to stop fostering a food environment that promotes harm, not health.”
Top 10 sources of sodium in the US diet

Nine in 10 U.S. adults get too much sodium every day

Febrero 19, 2012
Nearly all Americans consume much more sodium than they should, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of the sodium comes from common restaurant or grocery store items.

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