SA has gone easy on the salt, but it’s not as sweet as it sounds

Over-50s, the group at highest risk of hypertension complications, have achieved highest reduction of sodium intake

19 July 2021 - 19:35 By sipokazi fokazi

Regulations reducing salt content in processed foods have slightly reduced South Africans’ sodium intake but there is still a long way to go.

Between 2015 and 2019, average daily salt consumption fell by 1.15g, according to a new study in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports...

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