Salt Reduction in Victoria
A key initiative in the healthy eating strategic imperative is forming partnerships to enable reduction in salt (sodium) intake in Victoria. The goal of the initiative is to achieve consensus and commitment on salt reduction action from governments, industry and the general public.
State of salt: deaths linked to high salt intake six times higher than Victoria's annual road toll
With almost six times more Victorians dying as a result of high salt intake than on Victoria’s roads, VicHealth is today launching a plan of action to reduce the amount of salt people consume in Victoria.
Victorians urged to curb their consumption of salt
A new study revealing the hidden salt content in some of Australia’s most popular bread products has prompted a call urging Victorians to curb their enthusiasm when it comes to processed foods concealing high levels of salt.