New evidence relating to the health impact of reducing salt intake
Campbell, N., Correa-Rotter, R., Neal, B. and Cappuccio, Francesco P.. (2011) New evidence relating to the health impact of reducing salt intake. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, Vol.21 (No.9). pp. 617-619. ISSN 0939-4753Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.numecd.2011.08.001
This paper is a Position Statement from an 'ad hoc' Scientific Review Subcommittee of the PAHO/WHO Regional Expert Group on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention through Dietary Salt Reduction. It is produced in response to requests from representatives of countries of the Pan-American Region of WHO needing clarification on two recent publications casting doubts on the appropriateness of population wide policies to reduce salt intake for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. The paper provides a brief background, a critical appraisal of the recent reports and explanations as why the implications have been mis-interpreted. The paper concludes that the benefits of salt reduction are clear and consistent, and reinforces the recommendations outlined by PAHO/WHO and other organizations worldwide for a population reduction in salt intake to prevent strokes, heart attacks and other cardiovascular events. (C) 2011 Published by Elsevier B.V.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Metabolic and Vascular Health
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School
|Journal or Publication Title:||Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Page Range:||pp. 617-619|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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