New data on salt intake from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) have reported a reduction in salt intake in adults from food (not including salt added while cooking or at the table). When salt levels surveyed in the 2011 National Adult Nutrition (NANS) Survey are compared to a similar survey in 2001, the mean daily salt intake in adults from food has decreased from 8.1g/day to 7g/day. The FSAI stated that since the establishment of its Salt Reduction Programme (SRP) with the food industry the average daily intake by adults has reduced by 1.1g per day.

Further information is available from the FSAI website.

Posted: 27/10/2011 15:03:06 by Barbara Whelan


 

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