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Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...e said. So there is a rise in the concentration of salt in the remaining water. Weather records show there has been no decline in rain and snowfall in the region but Environment Canada has reported that Arctic temperatures have been rising, and 2006 was the warmest year on record for that part of the Arc...

Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps

...acked sandwiches bought from shops contain as much salt as seven bags of crisps. Many a times it has more salt than an adults daily dose requirement . The survey was conducted by the Consensus Action on Salt an...

FDAs Gesture for Firm Manufacturing Drug for Cushings Syndrome

...her adrenal cortex hormone, aldosterone, regulates salt and water levels which affects blood volume and blood pressure. Small amounts of androgens (male hormones) are also normally produced in the adrenal cortex. Cortisol production is regulated by adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH), made in the pituitar...

Fat Tax Could Avoid Considerable Amount of Heart Attack and Stroke Deaths Annually

...o foodstuffs high in saturated fats would increase salt intake instead, and could actually increase deaths from heart disease and stroke. It would also increase weekly household food expenditure by 3.2%. Taxing foods attracting a high SSCg3d score would prevent around 2300 deaths a year and add 4% to wee...

Japanese Soak in Their Noodles

... baths meant to resemble ramen, complete with bath salt shaped like the dangling delicacy, a giant pair of chopsticks overhead and water the aroma of pepper. "The aroma of pepper is said to have the effects of refreshing your mind, warming your burned-out heart and inflaming your passion," explained a s...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

... stable condition. The bacterium thrives in warm salt water and is most prevalent during summer months. Gilpatrick's wife, Linda, said she and her husband routinely vacation in Galveston County's Crystal Beach each summer. "I've heard of flesh-eating bacteria, but it always seemed so far away," she sa...

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

... have, for example, maybe ingested a pound of rock salt or five gallons of tap water, its not hard to imagine this delicate balance being thrown entirely out of balance. In the latter case, the extracellular fluid can become more diluted than the intracellular fluid, causing the cells in organs like the b...

Desalination of Sea is Not a Solution to Tackle Global Water Scarcity: WWF

Turning salt water into drinking water is not a solution to tac...what you want, but you also produce a concentrated salt stream. You have to be very careful what you do with that concentrated stream and where you put it b...

100% Juice Does Not Cause Overweight- Study

...f fruit, vitamins and minerals, and ate less fat , salt and sugars as compared to those who didnt do all of these , stood to gain not in terms of weight but in keeping good health. A new study conducted to examine the effects of 100% juice consumption on weight, has dispelled any connection to weight ga...

AMA Warns Of Healthy Food Labels Danger

...bels should truthfully identify the sugar, fat, or salt content of a given product. Food labels should assist people to make good food choices rather than potentially adding to consumer confusion....

Junk Food Ad Ban What Parents Want

...tion that advertising foods high in fat, sugar and salt directly to children is unconscionable, Dr Yong said. In this Federal Election year, we will continue to call on the Federal Government to ban junk food ads during childrens television viewing times. The survey was commissioned by the Coalition o...

Intake of too Much Salt Could Lead to Stomach Ulcer

Eating too much salt is known to cause high blood pressure, heart attac...y conference, researchers said their findings show salt and Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) bacterium interact to cause ulcers, which affect the digestive tr...

Super-oxidised Water Found Effective Against MRSA

... The water, which is made by passing it through a salt membrane that generates the oxychlorine ions, kills bacteria, virus and fungi. The company claims that the solution is effective against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). We would welcome any safe effective treatment which could...

Introducing Thalasso, the Greeks Way to a Healthy Life

...e University of Kiel. Aside from that there is the salt contained in sea air. The complex composition of the air helps people with neurodermatitis and chronic respiratory problems. The thermal-hygric complex means that sea air is less humid and is subject to less temperature fluctuations than inland. Th...

Fluctuations in Ocean Salinity Could Forewarn of Climate Change

... scientists have now discovered that a build up of salt in the waters off the coast of South Africa could ...two areas being thousands of kilometres apart. A salt surge is enough to kick start circulation. Meanwhile, a decrease in saltiness in South African water...

Healthier Options at the Buffalo Food Fest

... on each vendor's menu must meet standards on fat, salt and cholesterol. The change in the menu for the July 7-8 will have mango sorbet and smoked chicken sandwiches along with the hot fudge sundaes and bleu cheese burgers, a low-fat cookie there with the cheesecake. "It'll be interesting to see," sai...

Food Preparation may Play a Bigger Role in Chronic Disease

...me way they would think about their trans fats and salt intake. They should be warned about their AGE levels the way they are about their cholesterol levels or cigarette smoking." Inflammation and oxidative stress are more common in older age, so the goal of the study was to assess whether AGEs played ...

Modern Lifestyle Could Damage Heart

...on. Risk factors include smoking, high intake of salt and fat, excessive alcohol intake, and obesity. A major reason for failure to control it is the refusal of up to 50 percent of patients to take prescribed medication and stick to recommended lifestyle changes. The scientists warn that unless peop...

Canadians Consuming Too Much Salt

...ay is dangerous simply because higher intakes// of salt (sodium) equals higher risks of developing the dea...t even if you were to avoid lacing your meals with salt and curb buying salty snacks, the food you buy from supermarket shelves already has its own share of...

Excessive Salt – Risk of Heart Disease and Strok

...nistration (FDA) to adopt measures to cut down the salt content in processed and restaurant foods. This wo...d entail an alteration in the regulatory status of salt - from a GRAS component to a food additive. Yet, the FDA had done precious little to reduce salt lev...

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