A comprehensive review on salt and health and current experience of worldwide salt reduction programmes

@article{Polnia2009ACR,
  title={A comprehensive review on salt and health and current experience of worldwide salt reduction programmes},
  author={Jorge Pol{\'o}nia and Lasalete Martins},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={771-772}
}
We read with great interest the excellent review article by He and MacGregor on salt and health relationship and on worldwide salt-reducing programmes. For several reasons this is a very critical health issue in Portugal, for which both the Portuguese Society of Hypertension and Portuguese health authorities have been recently strongly pawned. Among Western European countries, Portugal has one of the highest mortality rates for stroke (twice that of coronary disease) and of incidence of gastric… CONTINUE READING
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