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2010-01-13 18:33:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A renewed discussion of salt intake in American diets has triggered legislators and health departments in North America to focus efforts on sodium reduction for health benefits.

2009-11-17 14:11:01

Canadians know that too much salt isn't good for their diets, but half still continue to shake it on.

2009-10-14 23:00:00

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2009-09-28 07:39:59

Rather than reducing disorder, physicists find a way to simply move it somewhere else.

2009-09-14 09:38:42

Americans eat too much salt, but if their intake of sodium dropped to the recommended amount some $18 billion annually could be saved, U.S. researchers say. Kartika Palar of the Rand Corp.

2009-09-10 06:38:32

A new study says that cases of high blood pressure amongst Americans could be greatly reduced if they would only consume recommended levels of salt, not to mention the billions of dollars that would be saved on health care costs.

2009-06-29 21:24:32

Most nutrients don't fly solo -- they can interact, join forces or even cancel each other out -- a U.S. health newsletter reports. Two of the key nutrient pairs the Harvard Health Letter writers mention are: -- Vitamin D and calcium.

2009-05-11 13:12:12

Consuming 4,000 milligrams or more of sodium in a single meal -- many restaurant meals exceed this amount -- can present a heart risk, U.S. food advocates say.

2009-03-26 14:36:52

U.S. residents should eat less salt, federal health officials said Thursday, and a lower sodium recommendation applies to almost 70 percent of adults.

2009-01-30 07:30:00

After a series of victories that include a smoking ban, a ban on trans fats and mandating restaurants to post the calorie contents of their foods, New York City is now waging a new campaign to clamp down on the amount of sodium New Yorkers consume.

Latest Alkali metals Reference Libraries

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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