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2013-06-03 23:02:45

Merchant Research and Consulting Ltd. is happy to offer its monthly market monitoring service covering the latest trends of the market for caustic soda. London, UK (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Rapid growth in emerging economies, high demand from end-use sectors and high capacity of the upstream industry are among the top factors spurring growth of the caustic soda industry. However, rising environmental concerns and high energy costs are the main barriers to the industry development. Merchant...

Potatoes Give The Most Bang For Your Nutritional Buck
2013-05-25 05:22:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When it comes to produce, potatoes are actually one of the best nutritional values on the market, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal PLOS ONE. Dr. Adam Drewnowski, Director of the Nutritional Sciences Program at the University of Washington, and colleagues reported their findings after creating an “affordability index” of 98 different vegetables and five vegetable subgroups,...

Nutritional Value Of White Vegetables
2013-05-15 15:17:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Forgoing those boring looking veggies for ones that have a little more color isn't necessarily the best way to great nutrition, according to a new study. Researchers wrote in the journal Advances in Nutrition that potatoes and other white vegetables are just as important to good nutrition as colorful ones. "It's recommended that the variety of fruits and vegetables consumed daily should include dark green and orange vegetables, but...

Potatoes May Fight Potassium Deficiency Pandemic
2013-04-24 07:53:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New research presented Tuesday at the annual Experimental Biology 2013 conference in Boston, Massachusetts points to a link between consuming white potatoes and an increased intake of potassium. According to the study, for each additional kilocalorie of white potatoes consumed by adults 19 years of age and older, there was a corresponding 1.6 mg increase in potassium intake as well as a 1.7 mg increase among children and teenagers...

2013-04-14 23:03:07

U.S. panel of judges grants plaintiffs' petition seeking consolidation before a single judge of numerous lawsuits alleging Fresenius dialysis products were linked to kidney failures. Resource4thePeople offering free legal consultations. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/Dialysis-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople reports today an update of the progress of numerous lawsuits* in the federal court system alleging that NaturaLyte and...

More Potassium, Less Salt In Diet Increases Health Benefits
2013-04-05 14:15:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Three new coordinated reviews have concluded one thing: Taking in less salt and more potassium reduces the risk of stroke and could make you live longer. These studies found that reducing the amount of salt in a diet can lower blood pressure, thereby lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke. Additionally, an increase in potassium can also help heart functions without adversely effecting kidney functions or hormone levels....

2013-03-13 23:00:27

As we age, kidney function can decrease, affecting not only our overall health, but also the foods and drinks we can and should consume. For those on a renal-specific diet, watching what you eat is crucial. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 As we age, kidney function can decrease, affecting not only our overall health, but also the foods and drinks we can or should consume. For caregivers with a loved one on a renal-specific diet, Elizabeth Elliott, Registered Dietitian, for Mom´s...

2013-02-27 23:00:30

In the U.S., over half a million adults face kidney failure. It´s time to give yours the well-deserved attention they have been paying you all these years. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 Bet you don´t give much thought to your kidneys, do you? So you might wonder what kidneys do to merit an entire month designated as National Kidney Month. Homer W. Smith, physiologist, renal expert, and author of the book From Fish to Philosopher says, "Bones can break, muscles can...

Latest Potassium Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 09:33:48

Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...

2005-05-25 18:49:25

Potash (or carbonate of potash) is an impure form of potassium carbonate (K2CO3) mixed with other potassium salts. Potash has been used since antiquity in the manufacture of glass and soap, and as a fertilizer. The name comes from the English words pot and ash, referring to its discovery in the water-soluble fraction of wood ash. It is today principally produced by mining suitable deposits which are found throughout the world. The term has become somewhat ambiguous due to the...

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  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.