CDC, NYC DOHMH, Researcher Responses to IOM Sodium Intake Report
American Journal of Hypertension has published the first official peer-reviewed responses from the Centers for Disease Control, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and leading hypertension researchers to the recent and controversial report from the Institute of Medicine, which suggests that there is insufficient evidence to support current national guidelines for sodium intake.
The Salt Discourse in 2013
Theodore A. Kotchen
Sodium Reduction Is a Public Health Priority: Reflections on the Institute of Medicine’s Report, Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence
Janelle P. Gunn, Jessica L. Barron, Barbara A. Bowman, Robert K. Merritt, Mary E. Cogswell, Sonia Y. Angell, Ursula E. Bauer, and Thomas R. Frieden
NYC DOHMH Response
Getting the Message Right: Reducing Sodium Intake Saves Lives
Jenifer E. Clapp, Christine J. Curtis, Susan M. Kansagra, and Thomas A. Farley
The IOM Report Fails To Detect Evidence to Support Dietary Sodium Guidelines
Michael H. Alderman and Hillel W. Cohen
Physiology, Not Policy, Drives Sodium Intake
David A. McCarron
Extreme Sodium Reductions for the Entire Population: Zealotry or Evidence Based?
Andrew Mente, Martin J. O’Donnell, and Salim Yusuf
Flawed Evidence Should Not Derail Sound Policy: The Case Remains Strong for Population-Wide Sodium Reduction
Lawrence J. Appel and Paul K. Whelton
Sodium: How and How Not to Set a Nutrient Intake Recommendation
Robert P. Heaney
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American Journal of Hypertension, Ltd.