Salt (PART 1) / Salt (PART 2) / Malnutrition

Editor(s): P. Meneton, F. Mosser, M. Venter The Nest vol. 18 , 2005
  • SALT (PART 1) - The Harmful Effects of Excessive Salt Intake on Health: Usefulness of Prevention from Early Childhood

    Author(s): P. Meneton

    Salt intake increases from early childhood to adulthood. During the first months of postnatal life, the few hundred milliliters of breast milk ingested daily by a neonate provide less than 1 g of salt (sodium chloride), wherever in the world the baby may happen to live.

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