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Solar Salt Conference (Sicily, 3-4 June 2014)
EuSalt will organise a second edition of the Solar Salt Conference on 3rd and 4th June 2014, in Trapani (Sicily). It is also commonly agreed that solar salt works are essential for preserving biodiversity and ecosystems that are specific to coastal areas and (inland) wetlands. In return, biodiversity that thrives on solar salt works is an undeniable asset to salt production. While this interdependence is acknowledge and praised, the economic factor is sometimes missing.
Sodium Intake Recommendations: A Matter of Science or Politics?
A recent series of research - from 2010 up to October 2013 - increasingly cast doubt on the way sodium reduction policies are carried out, as well as the WHO recommendation for the daily consumption of sodium, i.e. 2 000 g of sodium / 5 g of salt per day. Indeed, the body of literature questioning the appropriateness of public policies aiming at drastic sodium reduction in the population has swollen further. Recent research pointed to the following conclusions: