A PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE
= better health
Salt generally consists of 60% chloride and 40% sodium. When people say that they should watch their salt intake, it is to prevent excess sodium from generating high blood pressure. For your health, therefore, choose food with a lower sodium content.
Over a 10-year period, salt intake in the UK has been reduced by 15%. At the same time, stroke and heart diseases decreased by 42% and 40% respectively.
The influence ofPosidonia
By using Posidonia© salt, our partners reduce the sodium content of their food products by 25% and more. An excellent way to improve the health of their customers.
Sodium in 5 questions
Salt – whose scientific name is sodium chloride (NaCI) – is composed of 40% sodium and 60% chloride. When we talk about the health impact of salt, we are actually talking about the effects of sodium.
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What is the impact of sodium on cardiovascular diseases?
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