Navigation Links
Fewer people adding salt at the table
Date:1/28/2013

The number of people in England adding salt to food at the table fell by more than a quarter in the five years following a national campaign, according to research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.

In 2003, the UK Food Standards Agency and the Department of Health launched a national salt reduction campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of salt on health and to work with the food industry to reduce the amount of salt in processed foods.

Although previous research found that the national campaign led to an overall reduction in salt intake, this is the first study to look directly at the effect it had on the amount of salt people add to their food at the table.

Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine looked at salt intake from 1997-2007 in large nationally-representative samples of more than 6,000 adults living in England. They found that since the campaign launched in 2003, the proportion of people reporting that they add salt at the table dropped from 32.5% to 23.2% in the following five years.

Lead author Jennifer Sutherland from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, said: "Salt use at the table accounts for 15-20% of total salt intake. Our study shows that from 1997-2007 there was a steady decline in salt use at the table, but this reduction was greater after the introduction of the salt reduction campaign in 2003."

Researchers also found differences in the amount of salt added at the table by different population groups. Women were less likely to add salt at the table, as were those from younger age groups, non-white ethnic groups, higher income households and people living in central or south England.

Co-author Dr Alan Dangour, a nutritionist at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine said: "These findings indicate a need to tailor future salt reduction efforts to specific target groups. More work is needed as a quarter of adults
'/>"/>

Contact: Katie Steels
katie.steels@lshtm.ac.uk
44-020-792-72802
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Higher-spending hospitals have fewer deaths for emergency patients
2. Physician Groups Call for Fewer Medical Tests
3. Pneumococcal disease: More cases but fewer deaths
4. Fewer suicides after antidepressive treatment for schizophrenia
5. Fewer prostate cancer surgery complications found in teaching hospitals with fellowship programs
6. Fewer Young Americans Smoking, Survey Finds
7. Fewer Stillbirths Among Pregnant Women Vaccinated Against Flu
8. Nanomedicines promise fewer side effects in treating cancer
9. American Kids Getting Fewer Prescription Drugs: Study
10. E-Records Linked to Fewer Malpractice Claims
11. Obese appendectomy patients have fewer complications with minimally invasive operations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... The Advocator Group, LLC is ... Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of the Darkness ... organization that hosts hundreds of community walks throughout the ... used to help understand and prevent suicide through not ... well. , The Advocator Group shares this passion ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Zereana Jess-Huff, a 34-year-old mother, ... 2014 on a platform to think outside the bra. She ... her position to raise awareness about women’s other lady parts. ... cancer. You say the color pink and everybody knows what ... a fact that it has not been won when it ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Myoderm announced today the ... their CentralSource service. Matthew will play ... drug sourcing, distribution, and management service for international ... of industry experience, in both business development and ... their international success to help clients manage their ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Final Cut Pro X Plugin developers ... Citrus theme for FCPX filmmakers . , “Fun, cool, ... the Citrus theme” Says Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film ... professional.” , Citrus comes with all the tools needed for ... four transitions for added style, a title screen for an ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Maryland, USA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... to track interventions? Here comes a wonderful app Metassessor ... mobile app development company helped its client “Intervention ... more efficiently. The app is designed for iOS 4.3 ... iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Advocator Group, LLC is Proud to Participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, October 25th, to Increase Suicide Awareness 2Health News:The Advocator Group, LLC is Proud to Participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, October 25th, to Increase Suicide Awareness 3Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 2Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 3Health News:Myoderm Hires Matthew Voicheck to Lead Turnkey Drug Sourcing Service 2Health News:Today Pixel Film Studios Announced the Release of the Citrus theme for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:Metassessor App Launched: an RTI tool for Teachers & Parents 2Health News:Metassessor App Launched: an RTI tool for Teachers & Parents 3
... BETHESDA, Md. (May 1, 2009) − Medical science took ... that, at least temporarily, perform the function of vital ... machine and renal dialysis, require the blood to be ... known as extracorporeal circulation (EC) and have provided critical ...
... in the May 1 issue of the journal SLEEP ... more likely to suffer from significant sleep disturbances at 2 ... of the study are of particular importance, as sleep disturbances ... depression in childhood. , Results indicate that infants ...
... who are wounded in combat as the result of a ... develop an abnormality known as heterotopic ossification. In this condition, ... near a fracture or other bone injury. New research conducted ... helping to pave the way for a better understanding of ...
... President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) today announced ... Autism (ASD) & Related Disorders which will build ... the three-year California Legislative Blue Ribbon ... by Steinberg and ended in November 2008. ...
... (NYSE: BKD ) announced today that it plans to ... on Wednesday, May 6, 2009. The Company has also scheduled ... 2009 at 10:00 AM ET. The conference call can be ... 634-9069 (from outside of the U.S.) ten minutes prior to the ...
... news updates, features live, daily call-in shows hosted by world-class ... Ten Swine Flu FAQs at www.sirius.com/doctorradio , NEW ... (Nasdaq: SIRI ) has begun regular live updates ... health and medical channel powered by NYU Langone Medical Center. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients 2Health News:Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients 3Health News:Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients 4Health News:Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients 5Health News:Maternal depression is associated with significant sleep disturbance in infants 2Health News:Injured Marines at risk for abnormal bone growth 2Health News:Steinberg Announces Senate Select Committee on Autism and Related Disorders 2Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2009 Release and Earnings Call 2Health News:Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel 2Health News:Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel 3Health News:Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel 4Health News:Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel 5Health News:Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel 6
(Date:10/17/2014)... , Oct. 17, 2014 With ... Medical Affairs function has come across several challenges ... efficiently and managing globalization.  The ... LLC is dedicated to providing benchmarking and best ... Affairs Consortium is a service composed of three ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... 2014  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today ... M.D., president of Gladstone Institutes and Gladstone,s Robert W. ... "We are pleased to welcome Dr. Sandy Williams ... Bradway , chairman and chief executive officer of Amgen. ... and his direct experience in our industry will both ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets  has ... Development Prospect of China Dialysis Market, 2014-2018" ... on the 2013 version, this update Report provides ... industry and the relevant effect in recent three ... segmentations. Moreover, it analyzes Chinese private-owned hemodialysis services. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Early Key Findings from the Medical Affairs Consortium Research 2Amgen Announces Appointment Of R. Sanders Williams To Board Of Directors 2Amgen Announces Appointment Of R. Sanders Williams To Board Of Directors 3Research and Development Prospect of China Dialysis Market, 2014-2018 2Research and Development Prospect of China Dialysis Market, 2014-2018 3
... Improve Quality, Reduce Hospital Stays-PHILADELPHIA, April 21 ... United States are hospitalized each year for urinary ... variability across hospitals in treatment and outcomes.The findings ... potential waste in the healthcare system and to ...
... ImQuest BioSciences and Arisyn Therapeutics jointly announced today ... Institutes of Health to support the development of ... hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. ImQuest scientists ... action of ATI-0810 (Formerly PG301029) and a series ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Hospital Care Varies Greatly for Children with Urinary Tract Infections 2Hospital Care Varies Greatly for Children with Urinary Tract Infections 3ImQuest BioSciences Receives Phase I SBIR Grant to Develop a Novel Hepatitis C Virus Therapeutic Agent 2
The Nine West Eyewear collection is positioned to present today's styles with a sharp, edgy contemporary attitude tied into a clean design element....
Inquire...
Inquire...
Inquire...
Medicine Products: