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01 February 2011

New diet guidelines advise less salt

The US government released new dietary guidelines urging everyone to cut their daily salt intake by one-third and those over 50 to make more drastic reductions.

The US government has released new dietary guidelines urging all Americans to cut their daily salt intake by one-third and those over 50 to make more drastic reductions.

The guidelines, which are updated and published every five years, also urge people to eat less kilojoules and exercise more.

 
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