Letters Salty food league table

Low sodium diets can be both nutritious and low cost

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e3837 (Published 01 June 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e3837
  1. Nick Wilson, associate professor1,
  2. Nhung Nghiem, assistant research fellow1
  1. 1Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
  1. nick.wilson{at}otago.ac.nz

More than a grain of salt is needed when considering the arguments of the Salt Institute and its spokespeople.1 We disagree with the claim that: “anyone who follows the 2010 dietary guidelines for sodium will end up with a highly unbalanced and nutritionally inadequate diet.”1 The cited study actually reported …

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