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Kids' Food: Saltier than the Deep Blue Sea

Some children's food items contain more salt than the deep blue sea, according to a new study.//

Reducing children’s consumption of salt by half brings about a dramatic reduction in their blood pressure which would help to protect them from the risk of heart disease and stroke later in life.

The report states that popular children’s food like Sainsbury's Salt and Vinegar Potato Twirls contain more than twice as much salt as the Atlantic, around 5.8g per 100 compared to 2.5g. Some other culprits that were found were Unilever's Pepperami stick with 4.25g per 100, Walkers Cheese Quavers at 3.5g, Kraft Dairylea Slices Light with 2.8g and KP Skips prawn flavour at 2.75g also contain more salt than the sea. Both KP's Baked Mini Cheddars - Original and Nestle Golden Graham Cereal were each found to have 2.5g salt per 100g.

Salt reduction in adults has long been linked with reductions in hypertension.

Dr Feng He, from the Blood Pressure Unit of St Georges University of London, who carried out the meta-analysis, accused food manufacturers of not doing enough to reduce salt.

She said: "We do not know if children's blood pressure is higher now than it has been in the past, but food companies are not doing enough to reduce the amount of salt in their products.

"We have known for some time that high salt intake increases blood pressure and if this is high in childhood it will be high when you turn into an adult.

"This puts you at greater risk of heart attacks or heart failure and other health problems such as stroke and hypertension.

"We already know a modest reduction of salt intake in adults causes very worthwhile falls in blood pressure but this new research now strongly supports the same policy of salt reduction in children.

"Children who eat less salt are likely to have a much lower risk of developing high blood pressure when they grow up and this spells out the potential for
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