Update: 11:08AM SALT Reduction awareness week on the theme "Look out for hidden salt" was launched at the Arya Samaj Primary School, yesterday.
The event was launched by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services Permanent Secretary, Doctor Meciusela Tuicakau.
In his address Dr Tuicakau said too much consumption of salt caused life threatening health problems.
He said these problems included kidney problems, arteries strained and even stroke.
He urged members of the public to make healthy choices.