Julie M. Tucker, RD, CDN, SNS
Rock on CafeTM
Broome Tioga BOCES Food Services
June Schuldt, RN, BSN
Schenectady County Public Health Services
Salt is a hidden public health problem. It’s ubiquitous in large amounts in the food supply. Most of the salt people consume is in restaurant and processed foods. In excess, salt can increase blood pressure and risk of heart attack and stroke. This broadcast will discuss the health consequences of excess salt consumption, the consumption targets, and strategies to reduce sodium in restaurants, schools and senior meals.