Sodium in restaurants meals ‘alarmingly high’: study

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If you’re eating out, it’s likely you’re consuming more salt than you should, a new study concludes. A new study looking at food served in Canadian chain restaurants revealed ‘alarmingly high’ sodium levels. What surprised researchers most was that… Read More

Reduce sodium, save 500,000 lives over 10 yrs: study

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Reducing sodium in the U.S. diet could save 280,000 to 500,000 lives over 10 years, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. Using computer simulations and models researchers projected the effects of small (about… Read More

MP Libby Davies presents Bill C-460 to Parliament

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Libby Davies presented her private members bill to the House of Commons. Watch her presentation of the bill in video format or read the transcript below: Libby Davies, MP Vancouver East, British Columbia Mr. Speaker, I am very… Read More

Sodium Reduction Bill C-460 Presented

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NDP Health Critic Libby Davies presented Bill C-460, An Act respecting the implementation of the Sodium Reduction Strategy of Canada to parliament last week seeking to reduce sodium levels in the food supply by implementing the Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada,… Read More

Salt leads to sugar: a chain reaction

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Eating salty junk food very likely causes a chain reaction leading to sugary drinks, a recent study published in Pediatrics reveals. High-sodium snacks may be the caveat for your children consuming more sugary drinks, according to an Australian… Read More

World’s Leading Cause of Death (video)

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Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the leading cause of death in the world. This video explains the how and why of ‘The Silent Killer’: hypertension.

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