- Jun 8, 2009
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- People's Republic of NJ
Until now, the government has pushed the food industry to voluntarily reduce salt and tried to educate consumers about the dangers of excessive sodium. But in a study to be released Wednesday, an expert panel convened by the Institute of Medicine concludes that those measures have failed. The panel will recommend that the government take action, according to sources familiar with the findings.
According to the latest research, sodium intake isnt really a health problem for normal adults. An Einstein University study in 2008 showed no connection between cardiovascular disease risk and higher-sodium diets:
But why let science spoil all of the nanny-state fun? Dont let facts get in the way of a crisis model for government intervention. After all, its for your own good, which the elites in the federal bureaucracy obviously understand better than you do.
Hot Air Blog Archive Great news: FDA to regulate salt in processed foods
Should have seen this one coming.