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2010-01-19 17:02:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodium consumption is a hot topic around the world and smart companies are working hard to adjust their recipes to find ways to have products that everyone can feel good about eating. There is one option that is all natural, low in sodium--40% to 70% less than table salt--and tastes good. In 2004, Ocean's Flavor introduced the first and only natural low sodium sea salt. Total sales that year did not even reach $100.00. In fact, President Alan...

2010-01-13 18:33:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A renewed discussion of salt intake in American diets has triggered legislators and health departments in North America to focus efforts on sodium reduction for health benefits. Food Navigator has reported that "New York City is leading a partnership of cities and national health organizations to promote a voluntary program of salt reduction in packaged and restaurant foods." ("New York leads plan to cut salt intake and save 0.8m lives"...

2010-01-11 10:54:00

DALLAS, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association (AHA) applauds the efforts of New York City to work with the packaged and restaurant foods industry to reduce the amount of salt in the food supply. These efforts serve an important role in bringing both the public health community and food industry together to create solutions and help Americans live healthier lives. The AHA is very concerned with the amount of salt Americans are consuming since sodium can have a...

2010-01-07 15:16:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing that salt consumption has long been a concern in matters of health, Boar's Head, one of the nation's leading manufacturers of deli meats and cheeses, reaffirms its commitment to wellness with a campaign that encourages salt sensible food choices. "Launch Your Assault on Salt," offers consumers who have concerns about their salt intake with advice about food options that fit their needs and shows them how, when managed wisely, it can be...

2009-12-28 21:04:45

Inherited mutations in voltage-gated sodium channels (Navs) are associated with many different human diseases, including genetic forms of epilepsy and chronic pain. Theodore Cummins and colleagues, at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, have now determined the functional consequence of three such mutations. As noted by Stephen Cannon and Bruce Bean, in an accompanying commentary, these results suggest that there might be a common mechanism for many channelopathies, diseases...

2009-11-17 17:31:06

Educating family members of heart failure (HF) patients about the health benefits of consuming a low-salt diet and providing skills for support and communication can effectively reduce HF patients' sodium consumption, according to an interdisciplinary study led by Emory University cardiovascular nursing researcher Sandra Dunbar, RN, DSN, FAAN, FAHA. Dunbar will present key findings of this study today at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Orlando. "Greater efforts are...

2009-11-17 14:11:01

Canadians know that too much salt isn't good for their diets, but half still continue to shake it on, according to a new study by University of Alberta researchers. In a survey of 890 people measuring knowledge and behaviors regarding sodium intake, U of A nutrition researchers Anna Farmer and Diana Mager discovered that the majority of Canadians believe they consume too much sodium and that most are aware that too much sodium can lead to health problems. But only half are actually doing...

2009-11-12 12:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Sodium Sulphate World Market Outlook 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163706/Sodium-Sulphate-World-Market-Outlook-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The report analyzes worldwide markets for Sodium sulphate, including Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America. It provides the most complete and current analytical...

2009-11-12 11:47:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Diclofenac sodium (CAS 15307-79-6) Market Research Report 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163683/Diclofenac-sodium-(CAS-15307-79-6)-Market-Research-Report-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The study 'Diclofenac sodium (CAS 15307-79-6) Market Research Report 2009' presents an overview of the Diclofenac sodium market...

2009-11-10 10:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Sodium Chlorate World Market Outlook 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163705/Sodium-Chlorate-World-Market-Outlook-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The report analyzes worldwide markets for Sodium chlorate, including Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America. It provides the most complete and current analytical...


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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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