Teenagers’ potassium intake may lower blood pressure in adulthood
四月 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
八月 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.
Study finds restaurant industry takes one step forward, one step back in menu nutrition
十一月 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.
Snack Food Association responds to (IOM) Report: Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence
五月 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...
US watchdog group pushes to get Big Macs and fries out of hospitals
四月 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.”
SaltWorks Inc unveils new state-of-the-art Gourmet Salt Facility
一月 22, 2012
SaltWorks, Inc. (http://www.seasalt.com) doesn't do anything halfway, and it has a brand new, 100,000 sq. ft, state-of-the-art gourmet salt factory to prove it. With more than $3 million in upgrades, the new SaltWorks headquarters coincides with the co...
Canada's Health ministers meet to try to shake up food salt content
十一月 24, 2011
The debate over whether food companies should be outed for failing to reduce sodium in their products is on the table at a two-day meeting of provincial and territorial health ministers that starts Thursday November 24 in Halifax. As Health Minister L...