Sodium Literacy

Authors

  • Sanjay Kalra Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital, Karnal, India; University Center for Research & Development, Chandigarh University, Mohali, India.
  • Bharti Kalra Department of Gynaecology, Bharti Hospital, Karnal, India
  • Nitin Kapoor Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, Non communicable disease unit, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.23-42

Keywords:

Cardiovascular disease, diet, hidden hunger, malnutrition

Abstract

This communication describes the concept of sodium literacy as means of optimizing sodium intake and achieving better cardiovascular health. It also highlights the sources of sodium in South Asian cuisine which can be avoided or minimized.

Keywords: Cardiovascular disease, diet, hidden hunger, malnutrition, salt.

Published

2023-05-15

How to Cite

Sanjay Kalra, Bharti Kalra, & Nitin Kapoor. (2023). Sodium Literacy. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 73(6), 1336–1337. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.23-42

Issue

Section

PRIMARY CARE DIABETES

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