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2012-02-01 13:55:00

Medical researchers, business people, chefs and concerned citizens tell the FDA to drop its salt reduction scheme. The Salt Institute says the passionate response shows public wants no federal action on salt, an essential nutrient needed for good health. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 After conducting one of the most exhaustive studies ever on the health impact of salt, two leading medical researchers have told the Food and Drug Administration that “the question of sodium...

2012-01-31 07:30:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boar's Head Brand®, a leading manufacturer of premium delicatessen products, announced today the launch of its new No Salt Added Oven Roasted Turkey Breast. With 55 mg of sodium per two ounce serving, Boar's Head No Salt Added Turkey Breast is the brand's lowest sodium turkey and the newest addition to its expansive line of lower sodium products. As of 2011, there are nearly 50 million Americans at risk for high blood...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

Organic Soap and Spa - with stores in Estes Park and Fort Collins, Colorado were featured in The Coloradoan Business Section on January 17, 2012. Organic Soap and Spa sells over 150 organic bath, body and beauty products. Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Organic Soap and Spa is "cleaning up" with their line of organic bath soaps, facial soaps, body butters, lotions, sugar and salt scrubs, fizzy balls and Dead Sea bath salts. The company was featured in The Coloradoan, Fort Collins,...

2012-01-19 13:45:00

The Salt Institute has released an animated video explaining the background of the scientist known as the Salt Guru. The video shows how the Salt Guru became fascinated with NaCl and what he calls its “miracle molecules” critical for health, water conditioning and safe passage on snowy winter roads. (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 The Salt Institute has released an animated video explaining the background of the scientist known as the Salt Guru. “We hope this mini-biography...

2011-12-26 06:23:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Infants around six months of age who have been introduced to starchy table foods- which often contain salt- have a greater preference for salty taste than do infants not yet eating these foods. The exposed infants consumed 55 percent more salt during a preference test than infants who weren´t introduce to starchy foods. At preschool age, the same infants were more likely to consume plain salt, demonstrating the enduring influence of early dietary exposure....

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...


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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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