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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...

2011-07-07 00:27:34

A new animal study finds that too much or too little salt has an impact, and could lead to a lifetime of high blood pressure  A new animal study from Europe has drawn an association between pregnant mothers' sodium intake and their newborn's kidney development.  Among the most significant aspects of the study's findings is that either too much or too little salt during pregnancy had an adverse effect on the prenatal development of the offspring's kidneys. The consequence of such...

2011-07-07 00:00:29

Salt Institute calls on government to cease anti-salt efforts. Health policy should be based on science and evidence, not politics and ideology. (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 The latest medical research has again confirmed that government policy on reducing salt consumption is ill-advised and possibly hazardous to the public's health. "The scientific evidence is overwhelming," said Lori Roman, President of the Salt Institute. "A study by the world-renowned Cochrane Collaboration, published today in...

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2011-07-06 09:45:00

Researchers today are suggesting that the dietary intake of salt may not be as harmful for you as previously believed. Consuming salt has been shown to reduce blood pressure but does not reduce the risk of dying from heart disease. Researchers from the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth in the UK reviewed several studies with almost 6,500 subjects and contrary to what popular belief, salt may not be excessively harmful. The researchers said they suspected the trials were too small to show...


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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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