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2013-07-30 23:27:40

To help customers better use nutritious Himalayan salt, SpiritDetox.com has launched a series of recipes incorporating the ingredient in nutritious dishes. The recipes are part of the SpiritDetox.com customer informational database. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 SpiritDetox.com announces the publication of a list of recipes utilizing healing Himalayan salt. The recipes, which are part of the store's online knowledge database, include something for breakfast, lunch and...

European Union Wants To Healthier Tastier Foods
2013-07-30 15:01:17

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How great would it be if pizza were healthy? The trouble is that frozen pizza, like most ready-to-eat foods, contains lots of sugar, salt and fat. The European Commission (EC), the executive body for the European Union (EU), is seeking to find alternatives that will be both healthier and tasty. The EC created a white paper in 2007 stating its goals to "set out an integrated EU approach to contribute to reducing ill health due to poor...

High Blood Pressure Increasing In Children
2013-07-16 13:28:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the past 13 years, the number of children between the ages of 8 and 17 with high blood pressure has risen by 27 percent, according to a new study in the journal Hypertension. The study authors said higher body mass and increased levels of sodium intake were to blame for the troubling rise. "High blood pressure is dangerous in part because many people don't know they have it," said co-author Bernard Rosner, a professor of...

2013-06-18 13:49:47

Research from the University of Adelaide shows that iodized salt used in bread is not enough to provide healthy levels of iodine for pregnant women and their unborn children. The study-— led by researchers from the University's Robinson Institute — has prompted calls for pregnant women to keep taking iodine supplements. Iodine deficiency is recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the most common preventable cause of brain damage in the world. "Iodine is an...

2013-06-18 09:46:53

But wide variations persist and further targets are needed, say researchers The average salt content of packaged bread sold in the UK has fallen by 20 per cent over the past decade. But salt levels still vary widely, indicating that further targets are required, finds research published in the online only journal BMJ Open. Bread is the biggest contributor of dietary salt in the UK, providing almost a fifth of the total derived from processed foods. The recommended daily intake for UK...

Salt Consumption Can Lead To Bone Fracture After Menopause
2013-06-18 09:08:26

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online No matter how excellent a woman´s bone density is, a high salt diet after menopause raises her risk of breaking a bone according to a recent study. Researches from the Japanese study discovered women who consumed the highest amount of sodium had more than four times the risk of a nonvertebral fracture, which is a fracture at any site other than the spine. “Excessive sodium intake appears to be a risk factor for...

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2013-06-14 10:21:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It´s a natural instinct to want to swat a fruit fly in your kitchen, but a group of researchers led by UC Santa Barbara´s Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) and the Neuroscience Research Institute (NRI) say don´t. According to their new study, that fly could have a major impact on our progress in deciphering sensory biology and animal behavior. And that might someday provide a better...


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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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