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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Salt Is A Class I Drug

Sugar will be next.

How many jobs will these lose?

The Food and Drug Administration is planning an unprecedented effort to gradually reduce the salt consumed each day by Americans, saying that less sodium in everything from soup to nuts would prevent thousands of deaths from hypertension and heart disease. The initiative, to be launched this year, would eventually lead to the first legal limits on the amount of salt allowed in food products. …

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I can't find any large scale long term studies linking salt consumption with hypertension and heart disease, it is just a "well know" fact salt causes this.

The lack of salt does cause death, just talk to anyone from africa about not getting enough salt.

Marc said...

On top of that, I don't think it's the government's business to tell us what we can and can't eat.

 
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