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Fast-food salt content varies by country: study

Copyright: Reuters

April 17, 2012

Fast food may often be high in salt, but the exact levels seem to vary based on the country you live in, according to a study published Monday. Looking at fast-food menu information in six countries, researchers found that the same item sometimes had different salt levels in different countries. In general, certain foods had less salt in the UK than in the U.S. or Canada -- like McDonald's chicken nuggets and some chain-restaurant pizzas...

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