Study says high salt intake raises gastric cancer risk

Consistently high intake of salt is linked to a 68% greater risk of gastric cancer compared with low consumption, according to a meta-analysis published in the journal Clinical Nutrition. Professor Graham MacGregor of the U.K.’s Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine said the data confirm earlier research and show that “reducing salt intakes globally needs to be a priority.” FoodNavigator (2/6)