Category Archives: Salt

Latest salt Cochrane review including non-blood pressure surrogates

A new Cochrane review on dietary salt interventions was published last week by Graudal et. al (1), an update to a 2003 review. The meta-analyses examined the effects of randomized interventions with high or low dietary salt on blood pressure (BP), hormones and lipids. The trials included consisted of subjects with normal or elevated BP, and sodium intake estimated via 24 hour sodium excretion. In total, 167 studies were included that compared dietary sodium intakes <120 mmol with >150 mmol. Read more [...]