It is encouraging that Stephen Osroff, acting United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) Commissioner, sees great utility in sodium reduction. Excess dietary sodium is a leading cause of hypertension, or high blood pressure, which is second only… Read More
Health Canada has launched two new healthy eating tools for Canadians. Eat Well Plate The Eat Well Plate helps you follow Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide when planning and serving meals. The Plate shows food group proportions… Read More
Recent advances in public health nutrition policies south of the border, from coast to coast, municipal to federal, have cast doubt on the effectiveness of governments across Canada and left public health advocates fuming. San Francisco has introduced… Read More
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These position statements were developed with extensive input from members of the Hypertension Advisory Committee, a coalition of 12 national organizations committed to hypertension prevention and control. Member involvement in writing of the statements does not necessarily imply member… Read More
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