A paper called “Dietary Sodium and Health: More Than Just Blood Pressure” has linked high sodium consumption to negative health consequences, even where blood pressure remains at a healthy level overall. Periodic increases in blood pressure caused by… Read More
A meta-analysis of 11 studies with a total of 228,785 participants is the most recent of its kind to link higher sodium (Na) intake with higher CVD mortality. A meta-regression analysis showed that for every increase of 10 mmol/d… Read More
WHO Europe has just launched a nutrient profile model tool intended to support Member States when developing and implementing policies to restrict food marketing to children. Nutrient profiling is “the science of classifying or ranking foods according… Read More
Policy consensus statement urging action and adoption on policies to restrict unhealthy food and beverage marketing to Canadian children and youth.
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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