Oceans became saline hundreds of millions of years ago as rainfall mixed with sodium from the Earth's crust.
Chow down salty chips or pretzels, and soon you'll be guzzling your favorite drink. But snacking on sugary foods makes you thirsty, too.
According to a recent study, it's possible that eating fast food also raises your risk for depression.
The Dead Sea has been drying up at alarming rates over the last century, dropping seventy five feet since the nineteen thirties.
How carefully do you inspect the 'Nutrition Facts' when you're at the store?
The soup could use a little more salt, but a voice in your head wonders if salt is bad for your health.
Why does eating salty popcorn or baked ham make you thirsty, sometimes a few hours after you've eaten it?
Quite apart from the crocodile lore, crocodiles share an interesting physiological feature with marine turtles and other reptiles.
Check any package of bacon, hotdogs, or cold cuts and chances are you'll find nitrites listed among the ingredients.
During the middle ages the invention of gunpowder had the unlikely result of providing a new way of preserving meat.