This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Learn more x

DSM in Food, Beverages & Dietary Supplements

DSM Global Insight Series Savoury - The salt gap

How accurate are consumers’ perceptions of the amount of salt they consume?

When it comes to salt there is a widespread assumption that people everywhere are eating too much of it and that this is having a negative impact on global health. Around the world governments and health bodies continue to encourage consumers to curb their consumption to safeguard their health. Recently, new research has indicated that the health benefits of achieving the lowest sodium consumption targets may not be as clear or comprehensive as has been believed.

Mind the salt gap