Taste buds may feel the pinch, but shaking salt habit a must for health

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It’s pretty well in everything we eat — literally from soup to nuts — but health experts say Canadians need to shake up their diets and cut back on the salt. The average person consumes way too much sodium, says Kevin Willis of the Canadian Stroke Network, and over time that excessive intake can lead… [Continue Reading]

Sodium reduction targets to be released soon

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Canadians eat too much salt and it may be killing us, experts say Health Canada is preparing to release new guidelines that will suggest a reduction in how much sodium Canadians should consume. The voluntary guidelines are expected to be announced in mid-July by Health Canada’s sodium working group. The creation of the group was… [Continue Reading]