Patient Education Salt Reduction and Behaviour Change

The consumption of salt can lead to an elevation in blood pressure and when untreated, can lead to strokes, heart attacks and failure. Excessive amounts of salt can also lead to stomach cancer, kidney disease, and vascular dementia. Unilever joined forces with the South African IUNS and held the Unilever Salt Reduction Workshop which was aimed at generating ideas for approaches to promote salt awareness and intake reduction in the South African public. Make the smart choice and aim to pursue a healthy lifestyle by cutting down on your salt intake.

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