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2014-04-10 23:02:28

Comprehensive analysis and forecast of the world, regional and country salt markets can be found in the topical research study “Salt: 2014 Market Review and Forecast” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, in 2016, the global salt production volume is likely to go beyond 310 million tonnes. London, UK (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 From 2008 to 2011, the world salt production followed a stable upward trend....

2014-04-08 16:23:01

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the last week, well-meaning, educated people including physicians and nurses have approached heart surgeon Dr. Surender R. Neravetla by email, by phone and in person about a recent, well-publicized study published in the American Journal of Hypertension indicating that we no longer have to worry about consuming salt. To the contrary, the paper indicated the need to make sure we are actually getting enough salt. This study is misleading...

2014-04-02 12:33:40

A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension finds evidence that the average daily sodium intake of most Americans is actually associated with better health outcomes than intake levels currently recommended by the CDC and major health departments, which are now being viewed by many in the scientific community as excessively and unrealistically low. The study, "Compared With Usual Sodium Intake, Low-and Excessive-Sodium Diets Are Associated With Increased Mortality: A...

Obesity And High Sodium Intake Speeds Cell Aging In Teens
2014-03-21 05:14:23

American Heart Association Meeting Report Overweight or obese teenagers who eat lots of salty foods may show signs of faster cell aging, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology & Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity & Metabolism Scientific Sessions 2014. "Lowering sodium intake, especially if you are overweight or obese, may slow down the cellular aging process that plays an important role in the development of heart disease," said...

2014-03-18 23:04:45

March is National Nutrition Month—an education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to bring attention to the importance of making informed food choices and developing healthy eating habits. To support National Nutrition Month, Salt for Life™ Sea Salt Blend is making a $5,000 donation to the American Heart Association and is stressing the importance of monitoring our daily sodium intake. Minnetonka, Minn. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 March is...

Preference Of Sweeter And Saltier Tastes For Children Are Linked To Each Other
2014-03-18 11:28:14

Monell Chemical Senses Center Scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center have found that children who most prefer high levels of sweet tastes also most prefer high levels of salt taste and that, in general, children prefer sweeter and saltier tastes than do adults. These preferences relate not only to food intake but also to measures of growth and can have important implications for efforts to change children's diets. Many illnesses of modern society are related to poor food...

2014-03-12 04:21:12

ATLIT, Israel, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt of the Earth Enters the Sodium Reduction Market with Low Sodium Sea Salt Salt of the Earth Ltd. introduces a novel, low-sodium sea salt [http://salt.co.il/index.php?pid=51&cat_id=17 ] ingredient to address food manufacturers' challenges to reduce sodium in bakery products, such as bread, breakfast cereals and snacks. (Photo:...

2014-02-18 12:23:02

LONDON, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide demand for salt is predicted to rise by 2.7%py between 2013 and 2018, but Asia, particularly China and India, will continue to drive growth in demand, according to a new report by London-based Roskill. Asian salt consumption alone is projected to rise by nearly 5%py to 2018 and by then, the region is forecast to account for nearly half of the world salt demand. Much of the additional demand up to 2018 will originate...

2014-02-11 12:26:45

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- February is American Heart Month, and consumers should be aware that a high-sodium diet can increase their risk of developing high blood pressure. An estimated one in three Americans suffer from high blood pressure, which can increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease - the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2014-02-06 23:24:17

Safe and Sustainable Snowfighting Awards were given to 90 facilities; 9 for first time. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The Salt Institute is honoring 90 transportation facilities across the United States and Canada with its 2013 Safe and Sustainable Snowfighting award recognizing environmental consciousness and effective management in the storage of winter road salt. Clear winter roads protect lives and commerce. Every winter, more than 116,000 Americans are injured and over...


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2005-05-25 18:44:16

In chemistry, salt is a general term used for ionic compounds composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. These ions can be inorganic (Cl-) as well as organic (CH3-COO-) and monoatomic (F-) as well as polyatomic ions (SO42-). Solutions of salts in water are called electrolytes. Electrolytes as well as molten salts conduct electricity. Zwitterions are salts that contain an anionic center and a cationic...

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