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Potassium-enriched salt missing ingredient in hypertension guidelines

Potassium-enriched salt missing ingredient in hypertension guidelines

This small change could have a big impact on high blood pressure control, experts say A call to include recommendations on low-sodium potassium-enriched salt in hypertension treatment guidelines has been made by an international group

Global
US FDA takes additional steps for expanded use of salt substitutes to help lower sodium intake

US FDA takes additional steps for expanded use of salt substitutes to help lower sodium intake

To end hunger and reduce diet-related diseases by 2030  The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed changes to the standards of identity (SOIs) for foods that include salt to permit the use of

Global
WHO stresses on massive efforts needed to reduce salt intake

WHO stresses on massive efforts needed to reduce salt intake

Global average salt intake is estimated to be 10.8 grams per day, more than double the WHO recommendation of less than 5 grams of salt per day (one teaspoon) A first-of-its-kind World Health Organisation (WHO) Global

Nutritionals
Pregnant women should not rely too much on nutritional supplements: Study

Pregnant women should not rely too much on nutritional supplements: Study

Survey finds half of pregnant women have excessive sodium intake during early pregnancy Maternal nutrition and lifestyle habits before and during early pregnancy are important determinants for the foetus’s growth and development. A survey conducted

Technologies
Kirin Holdings develops unique current waveform to enhance saltiness of low-sodium foods

Kirin Holdings develops unique current waveform to enhance saltiness of low-sodium foods

Aiming to launch the devices in Japan in 2023 Kirin Holdings Company and Dr Homei Miyashita Laboratory of the Department of Frontier Media Science, School of Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences (Miyashita Laboratory), Meiji University have developed