Thursday, July 29, 2010

Nutritionist praises report on salt

A panel of experts is offering recommendations on how you can take some of the salt out of your diet.The Health Canada report says cutting back on salt can save thousands of lives by reducing heart attack and stroke.  Janice Piper, a nutrionist at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit says it's welcome news.  She's happy to see how comprehensive the report is by targeting the foods with the most sodium.  The report wants Canadians to reduce their salt intake by a third by 2016