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A study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that consuming salty foods may impair the ability of blood vessels to widen.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
 Goodbye Salt Hello Flavour
Seabrook Crisps Ltd has invested £1.5m in developing four new flavours of crisp, each with 90 per cent less salt. The new product, called Goodbye salt, Hello flavour, will be available in Jacket potato with Mediterranean tomato &herbs;Jacket potat...
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Canada's restaurant and food service industry plays a key role in Canada's economy.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
New York City and Los Angeles County are among five jurisdictions that have won a $1.9 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for sodium-reduction initiatives involving restaurants and schools.
Monday, October 11, 2010
Canada's provincial health ministers are ordering up mandatory sodium limits for packaged and prepared foods if voluntary measures don't shake out as hoped -- and are urging Ottawa to adopt the new targets.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
 Potassium in Potato
An increased intake of 'good' potassium salts could contribute significantly to improving blood pressure at the population level. The favourable effect brought about by potassium is even estimated to be comparable with the blood pressure reduction ach...
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Product developers are responding to public health concerns about the sodium content of processed foods. What sodium-reduction tactics are they using?The methods food companies use to reduce sodium vary. Some plan simply to reduce the amount of salt in...
Friday, August 27, 2010
A federal task force has delivered a plan to cut Canada’s salt habit to a teaspoon a day – a change that could save tens of thousands of lives a year – but insiders fear it has only tepid support from government and the food industry.The long-awaited r...
Thursday, July 29, 2010