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KFC pours on the salt while other restaurants cut down on sodium

In an era when many businesses are cutting back to embrace the health food trend Kentucky Fried Chicken is putting more salt than ever before on their offerings.

CDC launches low salt campaign

The U.S. CDC has launched a campaign design to encourage people to use less salt with their food. This is part of the Agency’s strategy described as "Preventing Chronic Disease."

US restaurants serve more than full day's sodium intake in 1 meal

If you eat a full meal at Pizza Hut, Red Lobster, Pekins, Dennys or Olive Garden, you may be getting more salt than you should for an entire day, according to a new study in the United States.

Op-Ed: Tame Your Salt Intake in 5 Easy Ways

The ill-effects of excessive salt consumption on health are well-known. Find out five easy ways to ditch that old enemy. Read on…

McDonald's to add to Happy Meal apple slices, yogurt

Toronto - The iconic McDonald's Happy Meal is getting a makeover in Canada. The traditional burger, fries, drink and a toy will now come with yogurt and the choice of either mini-sized fries or apple slices. Will this improve the fast food giant's image?

Report: Fast food in U.S. and Canada has highest levels of salt

Fast food is high in sodium, and new research indicates how much sodium is in fast food may depend on what region it was sold in.

Weighing the Double Down: KFC's infamous Sandwich comes to Canada Special

There’s a new epidemic in town, and it's like no other of its kind. Comprised of a “secret sauce,” and two pieces of cheese and bacon sandwiched between a pair of fried chicken fillets, the KFC Double Down is a sandwich without a bun.

Kraft to reduce sodium in foods 10% by 2012

Kraft Foods Inc. announced that it will be cutting the sodium content in its products by 10 percent over the next two years. For instance, they intend to reduce the salt in their Oscar Mayer bologna by 17 percent.

Cardiologist: Cut salt consumption to battle heart failure Special

London - The extremely high salt consumption of Canadians is a contributing factor in the high heart failure rates seen in Canada, and yet we are training our children to crave salt, a panel of experts said recently.

Heinz Ketchup redesigns the ketchup pack

Heinz Ketchup packs are a fast food staple. The next time you order your favorite fries you may be surprised by a ready to dip pack of ketchup.
 

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Take note of the high amount of sodium (salt) in this food product marketed for Toddlers.
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KFC executives may be adding extra salt to their meals in an effort to outdo the competition.
KFC executives may be adding extra salt to their meals in an effort to outdo the competition.
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