- Our daily intake of salt should be less than 6g (2.4g sodium) – we actually need much less than this.
- Most people in the UK currently consume more than 6g, but there are simple ways to cut down on our intake.
- Currently, 75% of the salt we eat comes from processed foods like ready meals, cheese, bread, biscuits and processed meats.
- The remaining 25% is added during cooking or at the table.
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