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Some of the saltiest kids’ meals are found in Canada: study (CTV News)

Posted under In the News on 20/8/15

“Canadian children are consuming worryingly high amounts of salt in the kids’ meals at fast food chains, a new study finds. And yet, kids elsewhere in the world often take in much less salt eating the very same meal items.”

“The survey found that over half the meals sold in Canada contained more than one gram of salt – which is more than an eight-year-old should eat in one sitting. (Children between the ages of four and eight should get no more than 1.9 grams of salt per day, Health Canada recommends).”

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