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salt reduction

Limiting the quantity of sodium chloride in the diet, usually to lower blood pressure or prevent fluid retention.
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The salt reduction programme in the UK, and subsequent fall in population blood pressure, has shown us how reformulation programmes can have a meaningful impact on public health.
To this end, the researchers in this trial suggest that salt reduction measures are one of the most cost effective to help reduce CVD burden.
Many supermarkets have signed up to similar salt reduction targets, which makes the reluctance of the restaurants even more surprising.
Improved labelling is an important part of the overall salt reduction strategy," said Dr.
Like the model of salt reduction pioneered by Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) in the UK, a similar programme can gradually reduce the amount of added sugar in food and drink products," suggested Graham MacGregor, chairman, CASH.
Further, recent regulatory criteria requires that tertiary treatment processes and salt reduction equipment be utilized at all times in order to maintain effluent limits.
NIZO researchers have tested this salt reduction approach in sausages that varied in salt level and serum release but not in firmness.
Therefore, the researchers concluded that appropriate modification of crumb texture thus leads to enhance saltiness, suggesting a new strategy for salt reduction in bread.
Until this new evidence becomes available, 24-hour urine collections should be recommended for monitoring population salt reduction programs.
The first step to salt reduction is: read the label.
Both entries focused on Healthy Living Cheeses, aligned with the Department of Health's Fat and Salt Reduction Pledge and in-line with the latest food trends, meeting and exceeding the needs of modern consumers.
23) The European Union currently has 11 countries signed up to a salt reduction programme.