Gov’t Committee MPPs Vote to Require Calories on Chain Restaurant Menus by January 1, 2017, Dismiss Expert and Public Calls for Sodium Disclosure Bill Jeffery, LLB, National Coordinator of the Centre for Science in the Public Interest made this… Read More
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
Calgary, AB, February 3, 2015 – Many eligible adults remain untreated for hypertension in the United States. A study has looked at the cost-effectiveness of treating these patients based on the 2014 U.S. guidelines. According to the study,… Read More
Canadians can feel a bit better today about ordering a pizza. An international survey has found that takeaway pizza in Canada, while still high in calories, saturated fats and cholesterol, may have less sodium than comparable pizzas in… Read More
Five years after initial survey, little has changed Health conscious consumers know that they should avoid Burger King’s Bacon Double Cheeseburger, which is the saltiest version of itself in the world. But what about a 6” Subway… Read More
Call to action to implement healthy food and beverage procurement policies in all public and private settings where food is served and sold.