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26

Jun

20 household things you can clean with saltAdd this kitchen mainstay to your arsenal of natural cleaners.

20 household things you can clean with salt
Add this kitchen mainstay to your arsenal of natural cleaners.

04

Mar

46 smart uses for saltPut this versatile, nontoxic mineral to work around your home.

46 smart uses for salt
Put this versatile, nontoxic mineral to work around your home.

07

Jan

20 household things you can clean with saltAdd this kitchen mainstay to your arsenal of natural cleaners.

20 household things you can clean with salt
Add this kitchen mainstay to your arsenal of natural cleaners.

De-icing dilemma: Do streets need salt?Salt saves lives on icy roads, but it can have the opposite effect in nearby ecosystems. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of it and other de-icers.

De-icing dilemma: Do streets need salt?
Salt saves lives on icy roads, but it can have the opposite effect in nearby ecosystems. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of it and other de-icers.

01

Oct

Antarctica’s salt-loving microbes swap DNADespite the gene exchanges, haloarchaea are able to maintain different species and have ‘co-evolved’ to avoid competition for resources.

Antarctica’s salt-loving microbes swap DNA
Despite the gene exchanges, haloarchaea are able to maintain different species and have ‘co-evolved’ to avoid competition for resources.

17

Jul

CDC finds no benefit in reducing salt below recommended intakeA new report confirms that we should continue to lower sodium intake from very high levels, but evidence does not support going below 2,300 mg per day.

CDC finds no benefit in reducing salt below recommended intake
A new report confirms that we should continue to lower sodium intake from very high levels, but evidence does not support going below 2,300 mg per day.

14

May


Salt levels in processed foods still too high 



Currently, 9 in 10 Americans eat too much salt, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.             
Currently, 9 in 10 Americans eat too much salt, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.             

23

Mar

Hold the salt: Salt consumption blamed for 1 in 10 U.S. deaths
New study finds that overconsumption of salt was responsible for more than 2 million deaths worldwide in 2010.

Hold the salt: Salt consumption blamed for 1 in 10 U.S. deaths

New study finds that overconsumption of salt was responsible for more than 2 million deaths worldwide in 2010.

01

Feb


 20 household things you can clean with salt  



Add this kitchen mainstay to your arsenal of natural cleaners.
Add this kitchen mainstay to your arsenal of natural cleaners.

31

Dec


 Is sea salt better for you than table salt? 



Why are manufacturers suddenly advertising that their products are made with sea salt? Is it any healthier than other salt?
Why are manufacturers suddenly advertising that their products are made with sea salt? Is it any healthier than other salt?