World Heart Day 2013

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World Heart Day was created in 2000 to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.3 million lives each year and the numbers are rising. By 2030,… Read More

South Africa Regulates Salt

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This week, South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced new restrictions on the food industry that would limit the amount of salt that can be added to processed foods. Just in time for World Health Day, with a… Read More

Will Cdn Gov’t ignore WHO Sodium Reduction Guidelines?

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Will Canada continue to ignore WHO (World Health Organization) and UN (United Nations) salt reduction recommendations? The World Health Organization (WHO) just released its updated recommendations for dietary sodium intake reiterating a strong recommendation for target intake of… Read More

New App helps Aussie Food Shoppers Pass on Salt

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A new version of the successful Bupa-George FoodSwitch app, SaltSwitch, is being launched to Australian consumers today. SaltSwitch will enable Australian consumers to scan different products and then direct them to the lowest salt options. Targeted at anyone… Read More

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