Salt-reduction campaign led to drastic decrease in deaths from stroke, heart disease
from Fox News
A nationwide campaign to reduce salt intake among people in the United Kingdom resulted in a drastic reduction in heart disease and stroke deaths among the population, the Los Angeles Times reported. In 2003, the government in the U.K. launched a widespread effort to encourage companies to gradually reduce sodium levels in processed foods. Now, a new study in the British Medical Journal is showing the impact of this public health initiative.
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