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Parliament talks about less salt in food

Nov 26th 2013 at 2:23 AM


The Lower House today to talk about lowering salt and saturated fat in foods To put more pressure the debate is therefore still quite campaigned on the Square for this reduction. The Consumers' Association, the Heart and Kidney want a 'salt' breakfast explain why they think the reduction is necessary. The Consumers Association reported that several MPs have breakfast along with the three organizations.

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Supermarkets and the meat industry announced last week that the next two years, the salinity decreases in meat by 10 percent will be. However, the Consumers' Association, the Heart and Kidney call it an "empty promise." The organizations would rather see that salt reduction will be. Regulated in all sectors In their self-regulation does not work in practice.


According to a Dutch NVWA per day gets about 9 grams of salt, more than a third more than 6 grams, which advises the Health as a maximum. At breakfast, the three organizations to see how big the differences in salinity in different products. "We let stir fry sauce, smoked salmon, frankfurters and shoulder view of various brands which sometimes sits in one four times as salty as the other."



When people too much salt intake increases the risk of elevated blood pressure and thus heart - diseases. The NVWA research has been done into the salt levels in food last year. Last year also proved too much salt to sit in meats, cheese, ready-prepared meals, sauces and chips.








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