Salt intake and health in the Australian population

Trevor C Beard
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02434.x
Published online: 16 March 2009

To the Editor: Keogh and Clifton’s call for salt reduction in the food supply1 comes when the National Heart Foundation is telling doctors who treat patients with hypertension that they should “recommend low-salt and reduced-salt foods as part of a healthy eating pattern”.2

  • Trevor C Beard

  • Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS.


Competing interests:

Reference 3 is a book of which I am the sole author and for which I receive royalties.


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