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Expectant moms need iodine for healthy children

Expectant moms already have plenty to worry about including keeping up with medical appointments and setting up a nursery. However, one very easy and vitally important thing to do for a healthy baby is to make sure pregnant and nursing women get enough iodine. Iodine is an essential element in healthy human life, enabling the… Read more »

Snow Magazine 1 - Sept 2014

Where’s The Salt – Snow Magazine

Rob Thomas at Snow Magazine explores the reasons behind the apparent shortage of road salt and what localities and contractors can do to proepare for another winter. The full artcile is here. Snow Magazine 1 – Sept 2014

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Weight, not salt affects blood pressure

The September edition of the American Journal of Hypertension has an Interesting opening in a Commentary by Asayama, Stolarz-Skezypek, Persu and Staessen. “Until recently, the salt debate remained dominated by a select group of highly vocal global leaders whose goal is to impose their views through an unbalanced interpretation of so-called compelling evidence.” There are… Read more »

Setting the Record Straight on Salt Consumption

Setting the Record Straight on Salt Consumption Is it sodium or is it salt? Is it grams, millimoles, ounces, milligrams or teaspoons? There are so many variations in the terms used in the ongoing salt debate, it’s no wonder that consumers are totally confused. It’s time to set the record straight. Salt is a molecule… Read more »

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