9 Apr 2019

Death from diet: Salt a big problem

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:29 pm on 9 April 2019

An influential worldwide analysis has highlighted that diet is now involved in one in five deaths globally, that's more than smoking.

The Global Burden of Disease Study used the eating habits of every country in the world to determine how diet is shortening lives - and it found salt and too few whole grains are the biggest issues. We ask food and nutrition writer Niki Bezzant if we've been too focused on the wrong foods. 

Mediterranian Diet

Mediterranian Diet Photo: Wiki Commons

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