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Prof Brian Rayner presents on the intricate relationship between salt use and hypertension

Salt reduction & hypertension 

This webinar was hosted by Medical Chronicle, sponsored by Unilever. If you missed it, don’t worry, we have recorded the webinar event for you. 

Although it may seem logical to reduce salt to decrease hypertension, it’s not necessarily that simple. All life has evolved to depend on its chemical properties to surviveIt has been used by humans for thousands of years, from food preservation to seasoning. 

Salt’s ability to preserve food was a founding contributor to the development of civilisationIt helped eliminate dependence on seasonal availability of food and made it possible to transport food over large distances. 

However, salt was often difficult to obtain, so it was a highly valued trade item and was considered a form of currency by certain peoplesToday, salt is almost universally accessible, relatively cheap, and often iodised 

In case you missed the live webinar, or in case you would like to watch it again, here is the link to the replay video, where Prof Brian Rayner explains this complicated relationship: 

If you watched the live event you will automatically receive your CPD certificate, based on your viewing time. 

If you watch the video replay and would like to earn your CPD point, please email  john.woodford@newmedia.co.za