Could using LESS salt be bad for your health

Could using LESS salt be bad for your health | UPDATED: 21:38 GMT, 16 July 2012 Firm message: For the last decade we've been told to cut salt The need to reduce the amount of salt in our diets has been one of the most powerful public health messages of the past decade.

Christmas turkey and the trimmings can contain twice our recommended daily salt intake

How turkey and the trimmings can contain more than twice the recommended daily salt intake Tucking in to turkey and all the trimmings can involve consuming more than double the daily recommended salt intake in a single meal. A turkey dinner, plus a starter, pudding and a few nibbles could add up to 15.7g of salt, which compares to the maximum for an adult of 6g for a day. The information comes from health campaigners, CASH – Consensus Action of Salt and Health – who warn the nation is routinely overdosing on salt every day