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Mail: Cutting salt from your diet ‘would prevent one fifth of heart disease deaths’ Category: HealthHeartHome

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By SOPHIE BORLAND
4th November 2010

Heart disease could be cut by almost a fifth if food companies were banned from adding too much salt to their products, research has found.

Banning manufacturers from adding salt to ready meals, cereals, crisps and sandwiches would save tens of thousands of lives a year by lowering the number of heart attacks and strokes.

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