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Posts tagged sodium

September 2, 2014


Salty dog cocktail in salt-rimmed glass

Salty Seas

Oceans became saline hundreds of millions of years ago as rainfall mixed with sodium from the Earth's crust.

February 14, 2012


nutrition label in black and white

Shoppers Do Not Read Nutrition Labels Thoroughly

How carefully do you inspect the 'Nutrition Facts' when you're at the store?

June 23, 2010



Salty Consequences: When Do You Add The Salt?

When is the best time to add salt to food? Before or after you cook it?

April 22, 2008


Close up of salt grains

More Salt, Higher Blood Pressure

You may have heard that too much salt is bad for you. Have you ever really understood why though? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 17, 2007


Pantry filled with snacks

Unhealthful Health Food

Many granola bar brands lead you to believe the bars are a variety of health food. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 16, 2005


Water Consumption and Exercise

During strenuous exercise you should drink all the water you can, right? Wrong. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 17, 2005


Keeping Baby Dry

If you’ve had a child, maybe you’ve wondered how those baby diapers are able to hold in liquid. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 2, 2005


What’s for Lunch? Potassium

Need more potassium in your diet? Find out where to get it on this Moment of Science.

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