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British Teen Collapses After Lifelong McNugget Addiction
2012-01-31 08:20:05

A 17-year-old British factory worker who ate little else but McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets and fries for 15 years was rushed to a hospital earlier this week when she collapsed at work struggling the breathe.

2012-01-28 08:00:00

Organic Soap and Spa, manufacturer of over 150 organic and natural bath, body and beauty products released a new addition to their Black Cherry line of products.

2012-01-19 13:45:00

The Salt Institute has released an animated video explaining the background of the scientist known as the Salt Guru.

2011-12-26 06:23:18

Infants around six months of age who have been introduced to starchy table foods- which often contain salt- have a greater preference for salty taste than do infants not yet eating these foods.

2011-12-21 11:44:51

Salt policy makers in the Netherlands are consuming more than the average daily recommended salt intake of 6 grams in one hot meal at their work canteens.

Preference For Salted Foods Imprinted In Early Childhood
2011-12-21 11:42:21

Researchers from the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, report that infants as young as 6-months of age who have been introduced to starchy table foods have a greater preference for salt than do infants not yet eating these foods.

2011-11-28 17:16:03

Hypertension is an endemic condition with far-reaching consequences.


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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.