Latest Sodium Stories

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...

2011-07-26 09:55:00

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As more Americans work to limit their sodium intake, they find an increasing number of low-sodium cooking products on the shelves. But those who want to make low-sodium baked goods have struggled to find the ingredients they need. Until now. Long known by health-conscious consumers as a trusted source of baking ingredients, Clabber Girl's Rumford brand now offers a reduced-sodium baking powder that's guaranteed to produce light and fluffy...

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...

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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.