Sodium in the Finnish diet: 20-year trends in urinary sodium excretion among the adult population

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Objective:High sodium intake increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases and may also be associated with higher rates of stomach cancer, asthma disorders and infections. In Finland, cross-sectional population surveys to monitor cardiovascular risk factors have been carried out since the 1970s. The main aim of this paper is to present trends in urinary… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602406

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