UK Salt: Too little of a good thing?

By Laura Syrett
Published: Saturday, 26 September 2015

Despite having more than 14,000 uses, media attention given to salt tends to focus on the issues of salt in diets and de-icing applications. Laura Syrett, Acting Editor, spoke to the secretary general of the UK Salt Association, Peter Sherratt, about how the industry is working to bust myths and promote understanding of the industry.

Salt in the UK tends to make the headlines for one of two reasons – either we have too much of it, or too little.

Column inches dedicated to "too much" salt generally refer to stern official health warnings about the amount of salt in human diets, while the "too little"...

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