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Doctors and health experts have warned us for years that too much salt intake is bad for our health, but a new study suggests that too little salt intake may be just as bad for our heart health as higher doses.
For persons with cardiovascular disease or diabetes, urinary sodium excretion (a surrogate for salt intake) at higher levels or at lower levels compared to mid-range values was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events (for higher levels) or cardiovascular death and hospitalization for congestive heart failure (for lower levels).
Few Americans can tell you how much sodium they should consume each day and most arenâ€™t concerned with their personal sodium intake.
A gene that governs the flow of potassium in and out of cells in blood vessels could provide a new avenue for controlling blood pressure.
An updated food pyramid requires that Americans consume more foods containing potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin D and calcium, however, this would add hundreds more dollars to the average annual grocery bill.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robins & Morton's Power and Industrial Division has been awarded an $80 million membrane conversion project by Olin Chlor Alkali Products located in Charleston, Tennessee.
Reduce sodium more than 50 percent while improving rich, complex, gourmet flavor. Ogden, UT (PRWEB) June 05, 2011 Each year, hundreds of the worldâ€™s top chefs and sommeliers from throughout Europe gather in Brussels, Belgium to test the best that the food and beverage industry has to offer.
HERMOSA BEACH, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZICO Pure Premium Coconut Water is continuing its tradition of supporting athletes through a new charitable partnership with the esteemed Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), an organization dedicated to providing opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. ZICO Pure Premium Coconut Water is a favorite of athletes worldwide for...
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...
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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