Salt Reduction Saves Lives Media Coverage

15th April 2014


National Newspapers

Daily Express – ‘Cut down on salt and save your life’ page 1 and ‘Fewer heart deaths as we cut salt in our diets’ page 7
The Guardian – ‘Fall in salt consumption has helped cut deaths in UK, researchers claim’ page 2
The Independent – Less salty food cuts fatal strokes and heart attacks’ page 11
Daily Mail – ‘Heart deaths plunge as we eat less salt’ page 1 & ‘Salt intake falls 15%... and heart deaths fall 40%’ page 7
Metro – ‘Little less salt sees big cut in deaths from heart disease’ page 5
Daily Mirror – ‘99,000 lives saved by cut in salt levels’ page 7
The Sun – ‘Salt cuts save 18K’ page 7
The Times – ‘Less salt linked to fall in heart disease’ page 15
The Daily Telegraph – ‘War on salt has slashed deaths from heart disease’ page 1


Online

Boots Web MD – ‘Cutting salt is reducing heart deaths’
Bayou Buzz – ‘Medical News Today: Is reduced salt intake linked to the fall in deaths from cardiovascular disease?’
BMJ – ‘Lower salt intake likely to have had key role in plummeting cardiovascular disease deaths in past decade’
Center for Science in the Public Interest – ‘Salt Reduction in U.K. Drives Down Heart Disease & Stroke Deaths’ 
The Conversation – 'There's no debate: lowering salt cuts strokes and heart attacks'
Daily RX – ‘Less Salt Could Mean Better Heart Health’
Delhi Daily News – ‘Reduced salt intake behind lesser heart disease deaths?’
Delhi Daily News – ‘Salt consumption decreases significantly in UK’
Economic Voice – ‘Lower Salt Intake Likely Key in Falling Heart Disease Deaths’
The Express – ‘Fewer heart deaths linked to reduction in salt intake’
The FA Daily – ‘Less Salt Key to lower the risk of Stroke Deaths’
Food Navigator - UK salt reduction effort has lowered blood pressure and saved lives 
Fox News – ‘Salt-reduction campaign led to drastic decrease in deaths from stroke, heart disease’
The Guardian – ‘Study suggests link between fall in salt intake and drop in heart attack deaths’
The Guardian – ‘Salt campaign deserves partial credit for fall in heart deaths’
Hartlepool Mail – ‘Salt cuts have 'saved lives,' says study’
The Independent – ‘Food manufacturers’ salt cuts ‘have saved lives’’
Laboratory Equipment – ‘No Debate: Cutting Salt Lowers Strokes, Heart Attacks’
Los Angeles Times – ‘England's salt-reduction campaign saved lives, researchers say’
Mail Online - Salt intake falls 15%... and heart deaths fall 40% (but we still eat too much of it) 
Medical Daily – ‘Stroke And Heart Disease Risk Reduced By 40% With Lower Salt Diets’
Medical Research – ‘Salt Reduction Program Led To Population Drop In Blood Pressure, Stroke and Heart Disease Deaths’
MedPage Today – ‘Less Salt Likely Key Player in Drop in Stroke Deaths’
MedPage Today  ‘Lower Sodium Use Tied to Fewer Stroke Deaths’
MNT – ‘Is reduced salt intake linked to the fall in deaths from cardiovascular disease?’
MSN News – ‘Salt reduction benefits hailed’
National Post – ‘Salt reduction playing major role in drop of heart disease deaths: U.K. researchers’
The New Indian Express - 'War on Salt Cuts UK Deaths From Heart Disease'
News Tonight Africa – 'Lower salt intake linked to fewer heart related deaths'
NHS Choices
– ‘Salt cuts have 'saved lives,' says study’
Nursing Times – ‘UK study hails salt reduction for drop in heart deaths’
OnMedica – ‘Lower salt intake linked to plummeting CVD deaths’
Philly.com – ‘Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths’
Philly Mag – ‘Study Links Less Sodium to Huge Drop in Heart-Related Deaths’ 
Rochdale online – ‘Lower salt intake likely to have had key role in plummeting cardiovascular disease deaths in past decade’
Royal Society for Public Health – ‘Health benefits of reduced salt consumption is a welcome message for the public’
RTT News – ‘Salt-Reduction Campaign Led To Decrease In Strokes And Heart Disease’
Science 2.0 – ‘Less Salt Intake Credited With Lower Cardiovascular Disease Deaths’
State Column – ‘Lower salt intake linked to decreasing CVD deaths’
The Times – ‘Less salt linked to fall in heart disease’
Times of Malta – ‘Salt reduction benefits in the UK hailed’
The Telegraph – ‘War on salt has cut heart deaths’
Today
– ‘Cutting salt intake key to preventing stroke deaths: Study’
University Herald – ‘Salt-Reduction Efforts In UK Led To Decrease In Deaths From Stroke, Heart Disease’
US Finance Post - Study Suggests Salt, Not Weight, Increases Your Risk for Heart Disease and Stroke
USA News – ‘Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths’
Yorkshire Post – ‘Plummeting number of deaths from heart disease linked to fall in salt consumption’
WNCT – ‘Less salt use tied to drop in British heart deaths’