#PODCAST: Stats show that South Africans consume almost double the @WHO's recommended amount of salt #SaltAwarenessWeek

By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - High blood pressure or hypertension, is responsible for 13% of all deaths globally. In South Africa more than one in three adults live with high blood pressure and it is responsible for one in every two strokes. Yesterday marked the start of "World Salt Awareness Week", which runs until the 15th of this month under the theme "hide and seek". Health promotions manager for the the Heart and Stroke foundation, Dana* Govender, says South Africans consume almost double the World Health Organisation's (WHO) recommended amount of salt...