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Salt Is a Habit to Shake

Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report sharply critical of the progress the world has made in achieving its global target of reducing sodium intake by 30 percent by 2025. Such a reduction could save seven million lives globally by 2030, WHO estimates, yet only nine countries—Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, Lithuania, […]
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