Go easy on the salt

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

AUS­TRALIANS are be­ing urged to re­duce their salt in­take af­ter a new study found we con­sume more of the condi­ment than Amer­ica and the UK and are fail­ing to meet tar­gets set by the World Health Or­gan­i­sa­tion. The re­search, from The Ge­orge In­sti­tute for Global Health, re­vealed Aus­tralians con­sumed 8.9 grams of salt per per­son per day, well above the 5g rec­om­mended by the in­ter­na­tional ad­vi­sory body.

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