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Government Initiative to Lower Sodium Intake Pays Off

Government Initiative to Lower Sodium Intake Pays Off

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – In 2010, the South Korean government announced plans to cut sodium intake by 20 percent by 2020. The initiative has made impressive progress since, so far bringing down the daily intake level to 3,871mg in 2015 – a 19.1 percent reduction – according to the Korea Health Promotion Foundation.  [...]

Korean Fried Chicken High in Sodium, Researchers Say

Korean Fried Chicken High in Sodium, Researchers Say

SEOUL, July 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean fried chicken franchises are widely beloved. Fried chicken has become the most celebrated night time snack for Koreans, and chicken franchises have a wide range of offerings, from simple ‘original’ fried chicken to recipes as sophisticated as ‘Oak Tree-Smoked Chicken’.  However, a recent study conducted by the Korean [...]