One salt crystal at a time

KANSAS CITY — Crystal by crystal, gram by gram, taste test by taste test, food and beverage manufacturers gradually are making progress in reducing sodium in their products. The Food and Drug Administration recommends gradual reductions as well. The agency in the June 2 issue of the Federal Register issued draft guidance for voluntary sodium

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Salt Reduction

Sodium intake is on the minds of lawmakers, so it should be on yours too. New York City and authorities in nearly 100 other municipalities and states have embraced the National Sodium Reduction Initiative (NSRI). These regulators see salt contributing to heart disease and are concerned that Americans consume too much of it. Last October,

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