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