Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health

Reducing sodium intake

This page contains links to publications related to the reduction of sodium intake to the population level.

Latest publication

  • Salt as a vehicle for fortification
    As a follow-up to the forum and a technical meeting on "Reducing Salt Intake in Populations", held in Paris (France) in October 2006, WHO organized an expert consultation on "Salt as vehicle for fortification", which was held in Luxembourg in March 2007.
  • Sodium intakes around the world (File size: 932.06 kB)
    The document presents an overview of sodium consumption around the world. The review was coordinated by Prof P. Elliot Head of Department of Epidemiology and Public Health in the Division of Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care of the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. The conclusions and recommendations outlined in this background paper, reflect the work of the its authors and have not been endorsed by WHO.