Table 2

Food policy scenarios and corresponding effect estimates for modelling fewer cardiovascular mortality estimates in Ireland in 2010

Effect estimates
Food/nutrientModest scenario targetsFeasible scenario targetsCHD (applied to modest targets)Stroke
Saturated fat (% energy intake/day) 1.0 3.03.6140.514
Trans fat (% energy intake/day) 0.5 1.06.015 3.015
Salt intake (g/day) 1 33.410 4.610
Fruits/vegetables (portions/day) 1 34.0125.013
  • CHD, Coronary heart disease.