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Recent Dietary Salt Publications

A Regularly Updated Systematic Review of Salt and Health Outcomes:
Wong, Michelle M.Y, Arcand, JoAnne,  Leung, Alexander A., Raj, Thout Sudir, Trieu, Kathy, Santos, Joseph Alivin, Campbell, Norm R.C.  "The Science of Salt: A Regularly Updated Systematic Review of Salt and Health Outcomes (August to November 2015)."  The Journal of Clinical Hypertension DOI: 10.1111/jch.12874
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A critical appraisal of the ‘Urinary Sodium and Potassium Excretion and Risk of Cardiovascular Events' Study Cohort: 
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The Science of Salt-A Regularly Updated Review (June-October 2015):
Kathy Trieu, Rachael McLean, Claire Johnson, Joseph Alvin Santos, Blake Angell, JoAnne Arcand, Thout Sudhir, Norm R. C. Campbell, Michelle M. Y. Wong, Alexander A. Leung, Bruce Neal, and Jacqui Webster. "The Science of Salt: A Regularly Updated Systematic Review of the Implementation of Salt Reduction Interventions (June–October 2015)." The Journal of Clinical Hypertension DOI: 10.1111/jch.12806
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The Science of Salt-A Regularly Updated Review (June and July 2015):
JoAnne Arcand, Michelle M. Y. Wong, Kathy Trieu, Alexander A. Leung, Norm. R.C. Campbell, Jacqui Webster, Claire Johnson, Thout Sudhir Raj, Rachael McLean, Bruce Neal.  "The Science of Salt: A Regularly Updated Systematic Review of Salt and Health Outcomes (June and July 2015)." The Journal of Clinical Hypertension DOI: 10.1111/jch.12762
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Up to date in the Science of Sodium:
Arcand, JoAnne, Webster, Jacqui, Johnson, Claire, Raj, Thout, Neal, Bruce, McLean, Rachel, Trieu, Kathy, Wong, Michelle, Leung, Alexander, Campbell, Norm R.C.  "Announcing "Up to Date in the Science of Sodium".  The Journal of Clinical Hypertension DOI: 10.1111/jch.12732
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Proposed Nomenclature for Salt Intake:
Campbell, N, Correa-Rotter, R, Cappuccio , F,  Jacqui Webster, J, Lackland, D, Neal, B , MacGregor, G. "Proposed Nomenclature for Salt Intake and for Reductions in Dietary Salt." The Journal of Clinical Hypertension DOI: 10.1111/jch.12442
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Is Reducing Dietary Sodium Controversial?:
Campbell ,N, Lackland, D, Niebylski, M, Nilsson, P. "Is Reducing Dietary Sodium Controversial? Is It the Conduct of Studies With Flawed Research Methods That Is Controversial? A Perspective From the World Hypertension League Executive." The Journal of Clinical Hypertension DOI: 10.1111/jch.12437.
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Salt Fact Sheet:
Campbell, N, Lackland, D, Niebylski, M. " 2014 Dietary Salt Fact Sheet of the World Hypertension League, International Society of Hypertension, Pan American Health Organization Technical Advisory Group on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Through Dietary Salt Reduction, the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Population Salt Reduction and World Action on Salt & Health." The Journal of Clinical Hypertension DOI: 10.1111/jch.12402
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A Call for Quality Research on Salt:
Campbell, N, Appel L, Cappuccio, F, Correa-Rotter, R, Hankey, G, Lackland, D, MacGregor, G, Neal B, Niebylski, M, Webster, J, Willis, K, Woodward, M. "A call for quality research on salt intake and health: From the World Hypertension League and Supporting Organizations" Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2014;16:469-71 DOI: 10.1111/jch.12364  
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Dietary Salt Policy Statement:
Campbell, N, Lackland, D, Chockalingam, A, Lisheng, L, Schirrfin, E, Harrap, S, Touyz, R, Burrell, L, Ramirez, A, Schmieder, R, Aletta, S, Prabhakaran, D. "The World Hypertension League and International Society of Hypertension Call on Governments, Nongovernmental Organizations, and the Food Industry to Work to reduce Dietary Sodium" The Journal of Clinical Hypertension 16;2:99-100  DOI: 10.1111/jch.12245
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The Science of Salt:
Claire Johnson, Thout Sudhir Raj, Luc Trudeau, Simon L. Bacon, Raj Padwal, Jacqui Webster, Norm Campbell.  "The Science of Salt: A systematic Review of Clinical Salt Studies 2013 to 2014." The Journal of Clinical Hypertension.
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To view the World Health Organization's Fact Sheet on Salt Reduction Click Here 

 

To view the New York City Department of Health Consensus Statement on Sodium Click Here.

 

To read about why an end to the dietary salt debate is necessary Click Here.

 

To read the WHL and ISH Dietary Salt Policy Statement Click Here.

 

A Perspective on Recent Sodium Evidence:
Campbell, N, Lackland, D, MacGregor, G. "Dietary Sodium: A Perspective on Recent Sodium Evidence - Its Interpretation and Controversies" Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2013:15: 765-768 DOI: 10.1111/jch.12187
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Sodium Intake for Adults and Children:
World Health Organization. "Sodium Intake for Adults and Children". 2013.
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Salt Reduction and Iodine Fortification Strategies:
World Health Organization.  "Salt Reduction and Iodine Fortification Strategies in Public Health". 2013.  
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Strategies to Monitor and Evaluate Sodium Consumption:
World Health Organization.  "Strategies to Monitor and Evaluate Population Sodium Consumption and Sources of Sodium in the Diet".
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Population-Based Salt Reduction Strategies:
World Health Organization.  "Creating an Enabling Environment for Population-Based Salt Reduction Strategies".
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WHO Formal Meeting on Global Targets for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases:
"Report of the Formal Meeting of Member States to Conclude the Work on the Comprehensive Global Monitoring Framework, Including Indicators, and a Set of Voluntary Global Targets for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases". Report, 1-6. 2012. Geneva, Switzerland, World Health Organization.  2012.
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Salt Smart Americas:
Pan American Health Organization. "Salt Smart Americas. A Guide for Country Level Action". 2013
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Sodium Intake in Populations:
Institute of Medicine.  "Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence". 2013
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Sodium Reduction Strategies:
Institute of Medicine.  "Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States". 2010.
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Dietary Reference Intakes: Water, Potassium, Sodium, Chloride, and Sulfate:
Institute of Medicine.  "Dietary Reference Intakes: Water, Potassium, Sodium, Chloride, and Sulfate". 2014 Update of the 2004 Report.
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The Relationship between Sodium Intake and Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes:
Cobb LK, Anderson CAM, Elliott P, Hu FB, Liu K, Neaton JD, Whelton PK, Woodward M, Appel LJ; on behalf of the American Heart Association Council on Lifestyle and Metabolic Health. Methodological issues in cohort studies that relate sodium intake to cardiovascular disease outcomes: a science advisory from the American Heart Association. [published online ahead of print February 10, 2014]. Circulation. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000015.    
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The Cost-effectiveness of Reduced Sodium Intake:
Wang G, Labarthe D. "The cost-effectiveness of interventions designed to reduce sodium intake." J Hypertens 2011; 29(9):1693-1699.
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Effect of Lower Sodium Intake on Health:
Aburto NJ, Ziolkovska A, Hooper L, Elliott P, Cappuccio FP, Meerpohl JJ. "Effect of lower sodium intake on health: systematic review and meta-analyses." BMJ 2013; 346:f1326.
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Global Salt Reduction Initiatives:
Webster JL, Dunford EK, Hawkes C, Neal BC. "Salt reduction initiatives around the world." J Hypertens 2011; 29(6):1043-1050. 
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Global Sodium Consumption and Death:
Dariush Mozaffarian, M.D., Dr.P.H., Saman Fahimi, M.D., Gitanjali M. Singh, Ph.D., Renata Micha, R.D., Ph.D., Shahab Khatibzadeh, M.D., M.P.H., Rebecca E. Engell, B.A., Stephen Lim, Ph.D., Goodarz Danaei, Ph.D., Majid Ezzati, Ph.D., and John Powles, M.B., B.S. for the Global Burden of Diseases Nutrition and Chronic Diseases Expert Group (NUTRICODE). "Global Sodium Consumption and Death from Cardiovascular Causes." N Engl J Med 2014; 371:624-634, August 14, 2014. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1304127
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