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FSA research reveals a drop in British salt consumption

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Salt and Health

Research published today by the FSA reveals that people in Great Britain are consuming less salt than they were five years ago. Urinary sodium tests show a small but significant decrease in the average salt intake of the population since last measured in 2001. The publication of this urinary data coincides with the launch of the latest stage of the Agency's salt campaign, 'Full of it.'

The new data shows that average daily salt consumption has fallen from 9.5g to 9g