Salt reduction: Communication materials

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1: Posters and infographics

2019
2014
2013
2009

2: Social media cards: Salt reduction

2019
2018

Factsheets

2013
  • Reducing Dietary Salt to Improve Health in the Americas: Policy Fact Sheet

    Reducing Dietary Salt to Improve Health in the Americas: Policy Fact Sheet The World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that increased blood pressure is the leading risk
    for death worldwide and the second leading risk for disability.i In the Americas overall one-fifth to one-third of adults has hypertension; in Latin America and the Caribbean, the rates are among the highest in the world.

  • Reducing Dietary Salt to Improve Health in the Americas: Patient/Consumer Fact Sheet

    Reducing Dietary Salt to Improve Health in the Americas: Patient/Consumer Fact SheetNearly all people in the Americas eat far too much salt. Many adults and often children are eating over twice the amount considered safe for health. Cutting out table salt and eating less pre prepared foods high in salt will help keep you healthier. If you are over the age of 45, of African descent or have diabetes, hypertension, kidney or heart disease, your health is more at risk from high dietary salt than other people.

  • Fact Sheet on Dietary Salt Reduction. Dietary Sodium and Osteoporosis

    Fact Sheet on Dietary Salt Reduction. Dietary Sodium and Osteoporosis Sodium, in the form of sodium chloride, elevates urinary calcium excretion and, at prevailing calcium intakes, evokes compensatory responses that may lead to increased bone remodeling and bone loss. The calciuria is partly due to salt-induced volume expansion, with an increase in GFR, and partly to competition between sodium and calcium ions in the renal tubule.

  • Reducing Dietary Salt to Improve Health in the Americas: Fact Sheet for Healthcare Professionals

    Reducing Dietary Salt to Improve Health in the Americas: Fact Sheet for Healthcare ProfessionalsThe World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that increased blood pressure is the leading risk for death worldwide and the second leading risk for disability.i In the Americas overall one-fifth to one-third of adults has hypertension; in Latin America and the Caribbean, the rates are among the highest in the world.

2011
  • REVIEW: Interested in developing a national programme to reduce dietary salt? 2011

    REVIEW: Interested in developing a national programme to reduce dietary salt? 2011High dietary salt is a major contributor to increased blood pressure, the leading risk for death worldwide. In several countries, national programmes to reduce dietary salt have been implemented with leadership and involvement of hypertension experts. Other hypertension experts may be interested in assisting or leading a national programme to reduce dietary salt, however, may not have the experience or training to do so.


Presentations

2015
2014

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