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It was almost “death by condiment” for a 19-year-old man, who very nearly lost his life after consuming more than a quart of soy sauce on a dare.
Heart disease and related issues, including stroke, is the number one killer in America, and what we eat impacts heart health.
Most studies that examine the link between sodium consumption and health outcomes support recommendations that lower sodium intake is necessary to combat serious health risks such as heart disease and stroke. However, new evidence from the Institute of Medicine suggests that lowering sodium intake to below 2,300mg per day could also lead to adverse health effects.
The Salt Institute responds to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) review of studies that examine links between sodium consumption and health outcomes. Alexandria,
Efforts to reduce sodium in processed food and fast food have been slow and inconsistent, and menu offerings at many independent and small chain restaurants often times contain two to three times the recommended caloric needs of an individual adult for a single meal.
The Cooking Salt Processing industry is firmly ingrained into the food sector of the economy.
New research points to a link between consuming white potatoes and an increased intake of potassium.
Three new coordinated reviews have concluded one thing: Taking in less salt and more potassium reduces the risk of stroke and could make you live longer. These studies found that reducing the amount of salt in a diet can lower blood pressure, thereby lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke.
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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