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Salt intake and health in the Australian population

Trevor C Beard
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 341.
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.

Correspondence: Trevor.Beard@utas.edu.au

Competing interests:

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

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