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Safe water with salt

Get safer drinking water the natural way

+-*Household bacteria can be a serious issue affecting your health. In fact, the very steps we take to eliminate harmful bacteria may be spreading it. Everyone washes their fresh fruits and vegetables, but the water in your pipes may contain even more bacteria, especially if you have hard water. The problem isn’t only in the… Read more »

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How much salt do you need for a healthy diet?

+-*Mothers everywhere understand that the food kids eat is more than just a collection of nutrients arranged on a plate. “Eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables and in moderation” has been sage motherly advice for a long time. Unfortunately, conflicting information from a variety of sources can make it difficult to… Read more »

Road Salt: A 4,500 Mile Journey

+-*Every year as cold, snowy weather sets in, cities and towns across the country rely on road salt to help keep walkways and streets safe during travel. Around Boston, the massive salt mounds in Chelsea are a familiar sight, but where does all this salt come from? Photographer and filmmaker Allison Cekala takes visitors on… Read more »

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Road Salt: A Primer on the Factors Affecting Supply and Demand

+-*Highway Users Urges Strong, Timely Investment in Road Salt in Light of Supply and Demand Factors Monday, January 12, 2015 For Immediate Release NEWS RELEASE Contact: Bruce Hamilton, 202.857.1200, (WASHINGTON, DC) – The impact of winter weather on the nation’s roadways is so severe that transportation officials should consider significant up-front investment in adequate… Read more »

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