April 18, 2012

Is Salt Really All that Bad for You?

Cameron English, PolicyMic

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A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests that depending on where you live, you may be consuming more salt when you eat fast food.

According to the study, "The salt content of fast foods varies substantially, not only by type of food, but by company and country in which the food is produced." Both the study's authors and the media covering the research have used the new data as a springboard for discussing how to reduce salt consumption, which is thought to be good for public health. But is it?

However obvious...

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TAGGED: Health Food, Diet, Salt


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