Reducing sodium consumption through behaviour change in India (SRII)

Background In India, estimated salt intake is about 10g/day which is twice as high as the WHO recommendation of 5g/day. Like many low- and middle-income countries, more than 80% of the salt consumed in India is either added during cooking or at the table. Population level reduction of dietary salt consumption is one of the […]

Salt‌ ‌Substitute‌ ‌in‌ ‌India‌ ‌Study‌ ‌(SSiIS)‌ ‌

Background Hypertension is one of the leading determinants of disease in India and causes huge health and economic burden. Mean salt intake in India is more than double the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation of less than 5 g/day. However, there are no scalable strategies to reduce dietary salt intake and improve hypertension control to […]

Science of Salt Weekly

Background Nearly every country (181 of 187) in the world consumes in excess of the WHO recommended maximum salt intake of 5g per day. The high profile provided by public health efforts has resulted in a vast number of publications on dietary salt. The rapidly growing volume of research makes it challenging to stay up […]