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2011-05-04 09:10:00

Consuming a lot of salt may not lead to high blood pressure or heart disease in healthy people, according to a new European study. In January, the U.S. government released new salt intake guidelines recommending that Americans should consume less than 2,300 milligrams of salt a day, and 1,500 milligrams for those who are at a higher risk of high blood pressure or heart disease. However, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that there is no...

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2011-05-04 08:15:19

Sandia researchers develop tiny laser that reduced power consumption 1,000-fold A matchbook-sized atomic clock 100 times smaller than its commercial predecessors has been created by a team of researchers at Symmetricom Inc. Draper Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories. The portable Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC) "” only about 1.5 inches on a side and less than a half-inch in depth "” also requires 100 times less power than its predecessors. Instead of 10 watts, it uses only...

2011-03-08 06:00:00

PLYMOUTH, Wis., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sargento Foods, Inc., in partnership with culinary expert and registered dietitian, Michelle Dudash, is making it easier for Americans to incorporate healthier - yet tasty - options in their diets. With the recent release of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture, there is a greater call for people to choose nutrient-dense foods that are lower in sodium...

2011-02-08 00:00:00

FOX ISLAND, Wash., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hawk Exploration, (OTCM: BHWX), a diversified Gold, Silver, Lithium, Oil and Gas exploration company, is pleased to announce it is the successful bidder on three contiguous potassium and associated chlorides (LITHIUM) leases located within the prolific Paradox Salt Basin, San Juan County, State of Utah. The BHWX leases encompass nearly 2,000 acres of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) tracts of subsurface...

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2011-01-14 07:20:00

The American Heart Association (AHA) on Thursday issued a call for action from the general public, health officials, the food industry and the government to intensify efforts to reduce the amount of sodium Americans consume on a daily basis. In a report, published in "ËœCirculation: Journal of the American Heart Association,' the AHA released the science behind their recommendation for the general population, which is to consume no more than 1500 milligrams (mg) of sodium per day...

2010-10-28 08:00:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB)  (PH0.FRANKFURT)                    (TSXV.GR) VANCOUVER, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ - GREENLIGHT RESOURCES INC. (TSXV.GR) announces that pursuant to the terms of the Letter of Intent, dated April 14, 2010 between the Company, Champlain Mineral Ventures Limited ("Champlain") of Bridgetown, Nova Scotia and Silchlor Inc. ("Silchlor") of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; the Company has commenced...

2010-10-26 08:00:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) (TSXV.GR) VANCOUVER, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ - GREENLIGHT RESOURCES INC. (TSXV.GR), announces an update on its field exploration program on the Brazil Lake Lithium and Rare Metal property in Nova Scotia.  Three new primary target areas have been identified, which are in addition to the known North and South pegmatite dikes. The three new targets, identified by pegmatite boulder float trains include the Deerfield, Army Road and Church Road areas....

2010-10-13 05:00:00

PLYMOUTH, Wis., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Institute of Medicine, the average American consumes 3,400 milligrams of sodium day, about 50 percent more than the daily sodium recommendation set by the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.(1) Sargento Foods Inc. is helping Americans cut the salt, but not the taste with its recently-released Reduced Sodium natural cheeses, which are a great substitute for traditional natural cheese in both cooking and snacking. With 25 percent...

2010-09-22 08:00:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) (TSXV.GR) VANCOUVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - GREENLIGHT RESOURCES INC. (TSXV.GR), announces, that drilling is proceeding on the Brazil Lake Lithium and Rare Metal property in Nova Scotia. To date, fourteen cored holes have been drilled totalling 1,829 meters. A further 400 meters of drilling is anticipated in this phase one drilling program. Pegmatite intersections containing spodumene mineralization of up to 11 meters over true width have been...

2010-07-13 17:21:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Institute of Food Technologist (IFT) Food Expo, July 18-20 in Chicago, Cargill will demonstrate how food and beverage manufacturers can significantly reduce sodium in their products while providing the great "salty" flavor consumers desire. Specifically, Cargill will showcase a reduced sodium tortilla made with the SaltWise® sodium reduction system, a blend of ingredients that provides a salty taste while reducing sodium...


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2009-07-10 12:54:52

Cesium (or Caesium) is a chemical element with the symbol Cs and atomic number 55. Caesium is a soft alkali metal that is silvery-gold. It melts and liquefies at 83 degrees Fahrenheit and is one of only five metals that are liquid close to room temperature. Caesium is a metal that is most widely known for its use in atomic clocks. Cesium comes from the Latin word caesius meaning "˜bluish-gray'. It was discovered in 1860 by Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff in Durkheim, Germany in mineral...

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