The sodium and potassium intake of 3 to 5 year olds.

  title={The sodium and potassium intake of 3 to 5 year olds.},
  author={Marjorie E M Allison and Valerie Walker},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={61 2},
The sodium intake of preschool children in their home environment was investigated and the major sources of sodium other than added table salt identified. Thirty five children from a Southampton general practice were studied. Twenty four hour urinary sodium excretion was measured as a reliable indicator of daily total sodium intake. The daily intake of sodium other than that from added table salt, and of potassium and other nutrients, was also calculated from three day dietary diaries collected… CONTINUE READING


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