Salt war of words should rely on evidence, not rhetoric

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for September 23, 2013

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Little evidence sharp reductions in salt consumption will improve health, heart researcher says

Reference:

Sodium Reduction Is a Public Health Priority: Reflections on the Institute of Medicine’s Report, Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence

Getting the Message Right: Reducing Sodium Intake Saves Lives

Flawed Evidence Should Not Derail Sound Policy: The Case Remains Strong for Population-Wide Sodium Reduction

Extreme Sodium Reductions for the Entire Population: Zealotry or Evidence Based?

Physiology, Not Policy, Drives Sodium Intake

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