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2010-06-24 11:00:00

Majority of sodium comes from most commonly eaten foods ATLANTA, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than 10 percent of U.S. adults limit their daily sodium intake to recommended levels, according to a new report, "Sodium Intake in Adults - United States, 2005-2006," published today in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also finds that most sodium in the American diet comes from processed grains such as pizza and cookies, and meats, including poultry and luncheon...

2010-06-09 08:55:00

CHICAGO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent HealthFocus® International study revealed significant confusion and concern among U.S. consumers regarding acceptable sodium levels in the foods and beverages they regularly consume. While nearly two-thirds (65%) of all consumers express some concern about sodium intake; 79% do not know that the recommended daily intake is 1500-2400mg. These results are echoed in a new study HealthFocus conducted among consumers in the UK, where...

2010-05-04 14:50:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) (TSXV.PHE) VANCOUVER, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - PETRO HORIZON ENERGY CORP. (TSXV.PHE), announces that the Board of Directors has authorized the filing of articles of amendment to change its name to Greenlight Resources Inc. The Company believes that its new name, Greenlight Resources Inc., better reflects its current vision and strategy: beginning with the acquisition of its Brazil Lake Lithium property in Nova Scotia. It is anticipated that the Company...

2010-04-21 10:31:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) (TSXV.PHE) VANCOUVER, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - PETRO HORIZON ENERGY CORP. (TSXV.PHE), announces that it has received conditional approval for its non-brokered private placement of up to 2,977,000 units in the capital stock for total gross proceeds of up to $1,000,200 announced on March 30. 2010. The financing consists of: - 835,000 units at $0.30 per unit. (non flow through units) Each unit will consist of one common share and one share...

2010-04-14 07:10:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- There has been many a push to reduce sodium in packaged and restaurant foods. New York City Public Health Department officials have launched the National Salt Reduction Initiative, a voluntary program to guide reduction in salt levels in foods sold at retail and foodservice. This will be a challenge for some cheese manufactures. Typical sodium content in processed cheese singles is 1238 mg/100 g and cheddar is 615 mg/100 g. The target for 2014...

2010-03-17 08:00:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) (TSXV.PHE) VANCOUVER, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Company is pleased to announce that it has retained Mercator Geological Services Limited to expedite the completion of a 43-101 report on the Brazil Lake Lithium and Rare Metals Property. Upon receipt of the 43-101 report expected within the next 45 days, the company will announce its 2010 work program immediately thereafter. Mercator Geological Services Limited is based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and...

2010-02-23 15:03:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) (NYSE: SQM; Santiago Stock Exchange: SQM-B, SQM-A) announced today the suspension of operations at its El Toco and Pampa Blanca mining facilities. The decision to suspend these operations comes as a response to decreased global demand for nitrates and iodine. Demand for these two businesses was significantly affected by the financial crisis that began in the fourth quarter of 2008. Lower...

2010-02-11 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Petro Horizon Energy Corp. (TSXV.PHE) (PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT), is pleased to announce that the Company has executed a Letter of Intent ("LOI"), dated February 5th, 2010, with Champlain Mineral Ventures Ltd ("Champlain"), a private Nova Scotia based corporation, to earn up to a 75% undivided ownership interest in the Brazil Lake Lithium Rare Earth Property ("Property") in southern Nova Scotia. BRAZIL LAKE PROPERTY (Lithium and Rare Earths...

2010-01-27 06:49:42

New material finds 'needle in a haystack,' shows promise for clean-up Not every object is food to a Venus flytrap. Like the carnivorous plant, a new material developed at Northwestern University permanently traps only its desired prey, the radioactive ion cesium, and not other harmless ions like sodium. The synthetic material, made from layers of a gallium, sulfur and antimony compound, is very selective. The Northwestern researchers found it to be extremely successful in removing cesium --...

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2010-01-26 07:00:00

New research has found that many processed foods contain an over-abundance of salt, and processed meats and sauces are by far the biggest problem. Public health officials are pushing more and more for the food industry to find ways to cut down the salt content of foods. As people get older, salt becomes a bigger factor in their day to day health concerns, as it raises blood pressure and can increase the risks of heart disease. The United Kingdom and France have been able to work with food...


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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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