Action on Salt has responded to the National Food Strategy, stating that in order for lives to be saved, government must enforce a salt reduction programme immediately.
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A new study has revealed that dietary salt promotes cognitive impairment through tau phosphorylation.
Action on Salt has discovered that a range of sauces and marinades contain high levels of salt, some up to 10 times the salt concentration of sea water.
Healthy multipack snacks for children are available in a major supermarket and aim to inform children on how to lead a healthy lifestyle.
A new survey by Action on Salt has found that one in four savoury picnic foods are dangerously high in salt.
Manufacturers and retailers are accused of manipulating consumers into purchasing ‘dangerously’ unhealthy products after new survey results.
Chapter two of the childhood obesity plan has been met with a mixed response, with some saying its promises of consultations come at a time when firm action is needed.
Action on Salt has called for mandatory colour-coded nutrition labelling in restaurants and fast food outlets, after a survey revealed the lack of nutrition information on menus and at the point of sale.
Whilst the report did refer to the industry's work to slash salt, it did not address the latest targets, an oversight which has not gone unnoticed.