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Salt Consumption Debate: Too Much Or Too Little?
2011-11-23 12:56:56

Doctors and health experts have warned us for years that too much salt intake is bad for our health, but a new study from researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada suggests that too little salt intake may be just as bad for our heart health as higher doses. The new study suggests that in people with heart disease, eating too little salt is linked to a higher risk of heart-related hospitalizations and deaths nearly as much as too much salt intake. It also suggests that...

2011-11-23 10:09:20

For persons with cardiovascular disease or diabetes, urinary sodium excretion (a surrogate for salt intake) at higher levels or at lower levels compared to mid-range values was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events (for higher levels) or cardiovascular death and hospitalization for congestive heart failure (for lower levels), according to a study in the November 23/30 issue of JAMA. Also, higher estimated urinary potassium excretion was associated with a reduced risk of...

2011-11-11 08:00:00

Salt Institute says federal bureaucrats will be held responsible for ignoring solid medical research while pushing a dangerous, low-sodium diet on an unsuspecting public Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) November 11, 2011 At a Thursday (Nov. 10) FDA public hearing about ways to bring about population-wide salt reduction, the Salt Institute warned federal officials and anti-salt ideologues that they are responsible for the health outcomes of their full-speed-ahead agenda to put all Americans on a...

Benefits of Low-Sodium Diets Questioned
2011-11-10 06:41:43

A new study, published online in the American Journal of Hypertension on Wednesday, has raised questions about the health benefits of low-sodium diets. In fact, according to CBS News reporter Ryan Jaslow, the study found that cutting back on salt could actually raise multiple risk factors for heart disease, including cholesterol levels. In fact, the research discovered that, while cutting back on dietary salt lowered blood pressure, it also resulted in an average cholesterol increase of...

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...

2011-10-17 11:00:00

Electrolytic Technologies Corporation, a leader in on-site generation of chlorine and sodium hypochlorite for water disinfection has been selected by the City of Missouri City, Texas, to supply a Klorigenâ“ž¢ sodium hypochlorite generator for its new Bees Passage Road Water Treatment Plant. North Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Electrolytic Technologies Corporation (ETC), manufacturer of the Klorigenâ“ž¢ On-site Chlorine and...

2011-09-27 19:10:00

Few Americans can tell you how much sodium they should consume each day and most arenât concerned with their personal sodium intake. According to the 2011 International Food Information Council Sodium Survey, 59 percent of Americans say theyâre not concerned about their sodium intake, consistent with findings in 2009. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 Few Americans can tell you how much sodium they should consume each day and most arenât...

Latest Sodium Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 09:33:48

Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...

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