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2010-11-19 12:12:00

RIFLE, Colo., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Resources USA Corporation, (OTC Bulletin Board: AALA) previously known as Ameralia Inc today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Natural Soda, will increase its prices on all grades of sodium bicarbonate products effective immediately or as contract terms permit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100920/LA67770LOGO) Pricing for all grades will increase $30/ton ($1.50/cwt.) President of Natural Soda, Brad F. Bunnett...

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2010-11-15 14:10:42

Researchers reported on Sunday that if teens consumed less salt in their diets they could cut their risk for heart disease and stroke significantly in adulthood. The scientists projected that a 3,000-milligram reduction in sodium by teenagers could reduce hypertension by 30 percent to 43 percent when they become adults. Hypertension is a common condition that may have no symptoms for years, but can eventually lead to a heart attacks and strokes. According to data presented at the...

2010-11-08 08:00:00

BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Prepared Foods Company has announced a comprehensive plan to decrease the sodium content in its products by another 10 percent from reductions made earlier this decade. This major initiative will carry through 2015 and includes the company's popular STOUFFER'S®, LEAN CUISINE®, BUITONI®, HOT POCKETS® and LEAN POCKETS® brands which will undergo gradual but...

2010-10-26 02:50:03

Scientists are closer to solving one of the many mysteries of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases, thanks to a recent study conducted at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. The research revealed a previously unknown connection between two ion channels, which, when misaligned, can cause the many bizarre symptoms that characterize the condition. The findings, reported in this week's online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), provide...

2010-10-22 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Prepared Foods Company today announced a comprehensive plan to decrease the sodium content in its products by another 10 percent from reductions made earlier this decade. This major initiative will carry through 2015 and includes the company's popular STOUFFER'S®, LEAN CUISINE®, BUITONI®, HOT POCKETS® and LEAN POCKETS® brands which will undergo gradual but...

2010-10-13 05:00:00

PLYMOUTH, Wis., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Institute of Medicine, the average American consumes 3,400 milligrams of sodium day, about 50 percent more than the daily sodium recommendation set by the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.(1) Sargento Foods Inc. is helping Americans cut the salt, but not the taste with its recently-released Reduced Sodium natural cheeses, which are a great substitute for traditional natural cheese in both cooking and snacking. With 25 percent...

2010-10-07 06:30:00

EWING, N.J., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Redpoint Bio Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: RPBC), a company focused on the development of healthier foods and beverages and new approaches to the treatment of diabetes and obesity, announced that it has advanced its discovery program for all-natural enhancers of salty taste. The program was initiated in response to consumers increasing demand for products that are both healthful and that include all-natural ingredients. The objective of the salt...

2010-09-28 15:15:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPHS), a leading North American specialty phosphates producer, today announced plans for the expansion of its Nashville, Tennessee facility for the production of its specialty leavening acid CAL-RISE®. This expansion, which is due to be completed by mid-year 2011, doubles the current capacity for this specialty product. The project also further reinforces Innophos' commitment to the Nashville Plant...

2010-09-22 13:49:18

Hyponatremia may lead to neurological complications A new study published in the October issue of the journal Hepatology found that patients with severe portal-hypertensive bleeding who are treated with terlipressin may experience an acute reduction of sodium in their blood. This reduction in serum sodium, known as hyponatremia, can cause adverse reactions such as neurological complications, and is rapidly reversible upon terlipressin withdrawal. Researchers suggest that serum sodium should...

2010-09-21 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- To provide a solution to the pressing consumer concern regarding sodium, StarKist Co., a leading producer, distributor and marketer of seafood products in the United States, is helping you shake the salt out of your diet by launching Low Sodium Tuna in convenient Flavor Fresh Pouches. The Pouches are the first of its kind to hit grocery shelves, so pucker up and get 'Kist with two varieties, Low Sodium Chunk Light and Albacore Tuna in Water. The new...


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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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.