Dec. 10, 2012, WebMD
By Rita Rubin
Limiting children’s salt intake could be one way to reduce childhood obesity, new research suggests.
The study of more than 4,200 Australian children aged 2 to 16 years old found that those who ate more salt also drank more fluids, particularly sugar-sweetened beverages — namely soda, fruit drinks, flavored mineral waters, and sports and energy drinks. Continue reading