Content By: The Salt Institute

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Staying Safe on Winter Roads

The Holiday Season is a perfect time to enjoy the company of family and friends. Celebrating the season and exchanging gifts also means a lot of travel and for most people that means driving to visit loved ones as well as to shopping centers and stores. For those who live in snow-belt states winter driving… Read more »

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Will new school lunch mean less veggies?

The U.S Department of Agriculture has proposed a complete overhaul of school lunches subsidized by the federal government. These changes, to be implemented over a period of years, aim to limit calories, reduce sodium and increase the consumption of vegetables and whole grains. Improved nutrition is a laudable goal, but the realities of science and… Read more »

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Salt storage barns: The key to safe winter roads

For most of us, if we ever think about salt storage, the salt shaker on our table probably comes to mind. However, for your local road and transportation department, salt storage is all about keeping road salt properly covered and safe so it is available for the department to use when it starts to snow…. Read more »

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Comment Now on Salt Reduction Efforts

None of your favorite foods will ever taste the same again if we don’t stop the FDA from trying to regulate our salt. Before the government can start trying to force food producers to alter their recipes (and force you into a bland low-sodium diet that may actually harm your health) they must give the… Read more »

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Why your favorite foods may soon be changing

The Federal Government’s push for reduced sodium in American foods will likely affect your favorite foods within the next few months. Food manufacturers will be pushed to change their recipes, which will change the taste and texture of many foods made in the U.S. Government officials have indicated that they will be announcing a “voluntary”… Read more »

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World Salt Symposium–Call For Papers

        2018 World Salt Symposium For more than 50 years, the World Salt Symposium has convened at intervals to assess the science and technology behind every aspect of salt through a scientific meeting. This site is a repository of the information gathered by these symposia and also serves to promote the forthcoming… Read more »

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Saltwater is the fastest growing trend in swimming pools

Pools are great fun for kids and adults and when it is hot in the summer time or you’re on vacation, there is no better way to cool off. Most pools do require a lot of work to keep clean however and there is always that chlorine smell and the burning sensation that affects the… Read more »

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Why more people are installing saltwater pools

One of the hottest summers in US history has sent everyone scurrying into their pools to cool off, and the biggest new trend in swimming pools is salt water. First developed in Australia, saltwater pools offer several advantages over conventional chlorine and have become incredibly popular in the last decade. People no longer have to… Read more »

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Salt water swimming pools easier to maintain, with no chlorine odor

It was supposed to be a community swimming pool, but many people stayed away because they couldn’t tolerate the biting, nose-curdling odor of chlorine. Others experienced breathing and skin problems. So the Evergreen Commons senior center in Holland, Mich., converted its 65,000-gallon chlorine pool into a salt water pool this summer. People who had stayed… Read more »