Dietary salt recommendations questioned

A Danish researcher says there is no quality evidence to support a sodium target set by health authorities all over the world.

Although 95% of the world’s population consume between 2,620 and 4,830 mg of sodium a day, many health organisations recommend that daily consumption should be below 2,300 mg a day, writes Dr Niels Graudal, a consultant rheumatologist at the Copenhagen University Hospital.

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