Harvard Nutritionist Calls for Federal Reduced-Salt Mandate

At a meeting of chefs and foodservice executives, Dr. Walter Willett, chairman of the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, said the government should mandate less salt be used in packaged and processed foods, The Boston Globe reported today.

ST. HELENA, Calif. — At a meeting of chefs and foodservice executives here, Dr. Walter Willett, chairman of the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, said the government should mandate less salt be used in packaged and processed foods, The Boston Globe reported today.

Willett, the force behind nationwide efforts to ban trans fats, has recently prepared nutrition policy to be presented to President Obama, The Globe story said. The Harvard School of Publ

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