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Salt, Diet and Health

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 13 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:471
  1. Marcus Mϋllner, editorial registrar.
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    G A MacGregor, H E de Wardener

    Cambridge University Press, £14.95, pp 245

    ISBN 0 521 63545 4

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    Did you ever suspect that there might be an industrial conspiracy against a reduction in salt intake? MacGregor and de Wardener think so. On first browsing, their book looks like one of those populist texts, “Lose 50% of your weight in 2weeks without effort and stay healthy.” On the other hand, both authors are well known in the world of dietary salt. Other guarantors for credibility are the well selected and presented references, with …

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