Ministry of Health Peru suggests a population to reduce spending instant soup, very popular in the country, arguing that they can cause shocks due to the high salt content (sodium).
"Excessive consumption of instant soup in winter, which in its composition has high sodium (salt) content, can cause serious damage to health"said Antonio Castillo, a ministry of nutrition ministry.
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Health authorities indicate that they are discouraged by the high consumption of that food in Peru, Warning Population to Contribute to Stimulating Stroke, Hypertension, and Kidney Disease.
"Due to its low cost and simple preparation, Instant soups expel the homemade preparations with natural resources "warns Castillo.
Infections of the respiratory system and cerebrovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in Peru, according to the Ministry of Health.
Castillo recommended it to consumers Consider new warnings, black octogons, on labels of products with high sodium, sugar and fat content.
He also stressed that World Health Organization (WHO) It recommends eating up to five grams of salt a day.