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2011-11-09 15:30:00

The Salt Institute asks federal agencies to reverse their anti-salt agenda to protect the American public from the well-documented risk of diabetes, stroke, and heart disease that comes with the government's dangerous LOW-salt diet. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 A meta-analysis published today (Nov. 9) in the American Journal of Hypertension confirms what the Salt Institute has been warning for years: -- Low-sodium diets trigger a negative chain reaction in the body that...

CDC Reports That Americans Are Overdoing It On Salt
2011-10-21 08:31:07

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that most Americans consume far more sodium than federal guidelines call for, increasing their risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. But health experts aren´t putting the blame on people who add salt to their foods, as most salt intake comes from foods that are already high in sodium. About 75 percent of the salt in our diets comes from commercially processed foods or from prepared food in...

Enhancing Hard Drives Using Table Salt
2011-10-17 05:09:17

Singapore-based scientists on Friday announced that they found an unusual way to increase the storage capacity of computer hard drives -- by using ordinary table salt. According to a Sunday story published by the Telegraph, researchers at the Agency for Science Technology and Research teamed with the National University of Singapore and the Data Storage Institute to discover a new manufacturing process that uses sodium chloride to increase the density of those storage devices approximately...

2011-09-19 21:48:16

Dietary salt intake and obesity are two important risk factors in the development of high blood pressure. Each packs its own punch, but when combined, they deliver more damage to the heart and kidneys than the sum of their individual contributions. Discovering the molecular mechanisms behind this lethal synergy has presented a challenge to scientists, but research led by Toshiro Fujita, MD, professor and chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and chief of the Department of Nephrology...

2011-09-16 11:05:00

Mineral Resourcesâ Manufacturing Facility Passes Rigorous FDA Inspection; No Form 483 Observations Issued Ogden, UT (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 Mineral Resources International, Inc. (âœMRIâ), a dietary supplement manufacturer of authentic, all-natural, premium ionic minerals from Utahâs Great Salt Lake and supplier of GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) mineral ingredients, announced that it has completed its successful cGMP...

2011-09-10 07:00:00

The U.S. ban on 'bath salt' drugs soon taking effect will be a relief for suppliers and retailers of true bath salts everywhere. San Francisco Bay Area, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 As reported by WebMD Health News, dangerous designer drugs masked under the name of âœbath saltsâ will soon be illegal to sell or possess in the United States. This ban will take effect on October 8th, and though itâs a temporary ban lasting for twelve months...

2011-08-13 00:00:30

Bath salts and drugs labeled as 'bath salts' are two entirely different products. San Francisco Bath Salt Company re-visits this issue, distinguishing the differences between the two and explaining what makes a product a 'true' bath salt. San Francisco Bay Area, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 Adding bath salts to your bath is one of the most natural and inexpensive ways to treat yourself to a little "me time". Concerned that the recent headlines from reports by the Associated Press associating...

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2011-08-01 10:47:01

Seventy percent of eight-month-old babies have a salt (sodium chloride) intake higher than the recommended UK maximum level, due to being fed salty and processed foods like yeast extract, gravy, baked beans and tinned spaghetti. Many are also given cows' milk, which has higher levels of salt than breast or formula milk, as their main drink despite recommendations that it should not be used in this way until babies are at least one year old. High levels of salt can damage developing kidneys,...

2011-07-29 13:10:24

Research: Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of cardiovascular disease prevention in whole populations: Modeling study The introduction of legislation that restricts unhealthy food, for example by reducing salt content and eliminating industrial trans fats, would prevent thousands of cases of heart disease in England and Wales and save the NHS millions of pounds, finds research published on bmj.com today. Heart disease and stroke cause over 150,000 deaths every year in the UK and yet 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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.