Australia's fast food saltier than Europe's

Fast food contains more salt in Australia than in Europe, but the US and Canada are the worst offenders, research shows.

An international study into some of the most notoriously salty fast foods has shown levels vary widely between countries — even for the same products.

McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets, for example, contain 1.1g of salt per serving in Australia, 1.0g in New Zealand and 0.6g in the UK. A single serving in Canada contains 1.7g of salt, and in