Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps
Pre-packed 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 and Health (CASH), an alliance of doctors and scientists that lobbies the food ...
Kids' Food: Saltier than the Deep Blue Sea
Some children's food items contain more salt than the deep blue sea, according to a new study.//
Reducing children’s consumption of salt by half brings about a dramatic reduction in their blood pressure which would help to protect them from the risk of heart disease and stroke later in life. ...
Cheese Saltier Than Sea Water
According to a study conducted by food campaigners it was astonishing to find that some of the cheese brands have more salt than the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.//
Parents are now buying cheese that are more salty and kids also like it for salt is an important ingredient which makes the food t...
Jordan's fossil water source has high radiation levels
...in the Disi aquifer's Rum Group, where low-saline groundwater is extracted from Cambro-Ordovician sandstone, and from wells in the Khreim Group, where saltier
water is extracted from an aquifer containing larger amounts of clay minerals and oxides. All samples were analyzed for major and trace elements and f...
Viscosity Enhancers Curb Bleeding Complications
...isotonic fluids is the standard emergency treatment for patients with severe bleeding. Previous research has shown that intravenous fluids eight times saltier
than normal saline may be beneficial. Building on that research, the UCSD team combined hypertonic saline with viscosity enhancers that thicken blood....
Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming
...ing in these ponds. The soup will slowly decrease in volume and it will get saltier
as the water evaporates, leaving the salts behind. That same evaporation pr...
Saltier in Biological News
Ancient ecosystem thrives millions of years below Antarctic glacier
...n cold, salty water loaded with iron and sulfur. The water averages 14 degrees Fahrenheit, but doesn't freeze because the water is three or four times saltier
than the ocean.
The scientists made a breakthrough discovery when they learned that the bacteria convert key elements on Earth into food, Priscu s...
Search for salt tolerant grasses aims to improve roadside plantings
...dreds of small pots were dead.
The associate professor of turf science wasn't surprised. That's because the pots had been sitting in increasingly saltier
water for five months, and few varieties of grass can put up with that environment.
Her aim, with funding from the Rhode Island Department of Tran...
Hyperviscous fluids: Better treatment for severe blood loss
...itation with a radically different approach. Building on earlier studies in humans that have shown benefits of intravenous fluids that are eight times saltier
than normal saline, the researchers combined hypertonic saline with viscosity enhancers that thicken blood.
Reporting in the journal Resuscitation ...
MIT applies engineering approach to studying biological pathways
...t and one slow) that are controlled by Hog1.
The fast feedbacks prevent the yeast cell from shriveling up as water rushes out of the cell into the saltier
environment. That is accomplished by increasing the cellular concentration of glycerol, a byproduct of many cell reactions. The presence of glycerol i...
Fresh water affected by salt from deicing roads
...s the northeastern United States including Baltimore, Maryland the Hudson River Valley, New York and the White Mountains of New Hampshire are becoming saltier
due to deicer use on roads during the winter. Not only are there more roads, but the amount of deicing that occurs is increasing and gradually adding...