Policy options to reduce population salt intake

Source: BMJ 2011; 343:d4995

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Date of publication: 11 August 2011

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Researchers at the Universities of Warwick and Liverpool report that the government and the UN should prioritise action to significantly reduce consumption of salt in the global population, using legislation if necessary. After reducing tobacco use, this would be the most cost-effective action to take, to improve cardiovascular health.

Length of publication: 8 pages

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