The salt content in the same fast food

Canadian researchers have found different salt content in fast food six large-scale international companies in different countries, they talk about it in Medical News Today, the investigation Bruce Nile with the staff published in the Canadian Medical Association.

Neil and his team examined the amount of salt six international fast food companies such as McDonald's, Domino's Pizza, Burger King, Subway, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut. They studied the products from France, great Britain, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.

Meals were divided into seven sectors: pizza, salads, French fries, burgers, breakfasts, sandwiches and chicken dishes. Researched about 41 (French fries) and 1108 (pizza) food separate species. In the Breakfast menu includes wraps, burgers, sandwiches and potato fritters. In the sector "burgers" were all kinds of sandwiches.

Nicocodeine the amount of salt defined in salads (0.6 g. salt /100 g. dishes), and most wysokosciowe in dishes from curiti (1,7 gr. salt/100 g).

The average amount of salt in a homogeneous food differs depending on the country that produces the product. For example, chicken Mcnuggets in Australia contains 0.5 oz. salt/100 g, and in Canada the same dish - 1,6 gr. salt/100 g. As you can see the significant difference.

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Therefore, we can conclude that differences in the dishes of various branches of a single company depends on your production methods. Also the authors believe that the government of each country is obliged to take into account the salt content in fast food for the purpose of rehabilitation residents. Following the recommendation instructions who, salt intake should not be more than 4-5 grams per day.

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