London: Do you worry about what goes into your kids food? Do you find it difficult to know which foods are high in additives? Children are very sensitive to what they eat, particularly when it comes to salt intake. Eating a high salt diet in childhood can significantly push blood pressure up meaning children who have an excess of salt in their diet have a higher blood pressure than those who eat the right amount.
To celebrate Salt Awareness Week which takes place from the 28th of January to the 4th of February weve got nutritionist Jo Butten coming into the studio. Shes popping in to give you some professional guidance on how to keep your childs salt intake down. She will also be showing you which foods have a high salt content and which foods are okay to serve up on a regular basis.
Being an expert on the effects certain foods can have on the body Jo will also be able to answer any questions you have on the long-term impact of high salt impact on you and your children. If your childs diet is an issue that concerns you why not come along and submit a question? Knowing that you are doing everything you can for your childs health will not only give you peace of mind but will also get you and the rest of the family into better eating practices.
Jo Butten joins us live online at www.webchats.tv on Monday 28th January at 15:00 (GMT-1) to discuss salt intake for children
If you would like to post a question in advance you can do so online here: www.webchats.tv”
For more information visit www.actiononsalt.org.uk