To assist health professionals and other sector workers decipher fact from fiction, Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency is undertaking factual reviews of topical issues. These two-page information sheets contain evidence-based advice to help you provide clear consistent information to consumers.
New Zealanders consume more sodium than needed. This Behind the Hype information sheet will help you answer questions about where salt in food comes from, why too much salt is an issue and how much salt is too much.
This resource is for digital download only, please bear in mind we are in the middle of making changes on our website and this a momentary fix.
View Behind the hype: Salt in pdf.