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Letters Lower sodium intake and health

The (political) science of salt revisited

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 03 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2741
  1. Niels Graudal, senior consultant1,
  2. Gesche Jürgens, consultant2
  1. 1Department of Internal Medicine/Infectious Medicine/Rheumatology IR4242, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
  2. 2Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, DK-2400 Copenhagen, Denmark
  1. graudal{at}

Aburto and colleagues present a meta-analysis in adults on the effect of sodium reduction on blood pressure and other variables.1 With minor exceptions, this article is similar to another meta-analysis in the …

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