If the study is correct and taste buds can adapt to lower-sodium diets, then in theory the job of the dietitian will become considerably easier when it comes to encouraging healthier foods.
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Bans on multi-buy offers and advertising of unhealthy HFSS foods has been delayed for at least a year, as the UK Government seeks to ensure the new rules do not exacerbate the cost-of-living crisis.
Researchers in Japan have invented a set of electrical chopsticks that recreate the taste of salt in a hope to lower those with a high sodium intake.
With National Salt Week and Caffeine Awareness Month taking place, launches of note for this roundup include low in salt seasoning and matcha-infused drinks. We also see UK companies gearing up for HFSS regulations.
To mark Salt Awareness Week (14th - 20th March), Action on Salt has presented research showing how high the salt content in meal deals is.
New research finds that almost half of businesses are not prepared for the introduction of HFSS legislation, which is just around the corner...
New research claims most sliced meats are "dangerously high" in salt, with one in three products failing to meet the national salt reduction targets, and one in four saltier than Atlantic seawater.
Action on Salt claims the salt content of some plant-based foods is too high and is urging UK Government to mandate levels.
The salt content of processed foods remains high, though some countries ranked considerably worse than others in the BMJ Open study.
This week's rapid roundup of food and beverage news includes changes to breakfast cereal and a world famous recruit for the UN.
Replacing salt with a low-sodium alternative reduced the chance of stroke and other major cardiovascular events among participating communities in China.