Fast-food items surpass sodium recommendations for children

08/4/2011 | United Press International

A study in Childhood Obesity found that lunchtime meals served in fast-food restaurants contain more than 50% of recommended sodium intake for children, with some containing 100% of the recommended amount for preschoolers. Families turn to low-cost fast-food items for convenience, which may contribute to childhood obesity, experts said.

View Full Article in:

United Press International

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR