FDA Targets to Shake Salt Out of Diets

FDA Targets to Shake Salt Out of Diets

  Most Americans eat way too much salt, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognizes that cajoling people to eat healthier will not have much impact. So, the FDA has set targets for restaurants and food manufacturers to work towards that will forcibly shake some of the salt out of diets. For years, […]

Sodium Levels Low: Athletes Beware

Sodium Levels Low: Athletes Beware

A lot of people may not be familiar with the term hyponatremia, but the recent death of a Georgia high school football player sends a clear message for athletes to beware of low sodium levels. While many athletes are advised over and over to protect themselves from dehydration, many may not realize that there is […]

Sodium Chloride Debated for Health and Environmental Effects

Sodium Chloride Debated for Health and Environmental Effects

Sodium chloride is currently being debated for its effects on human health, but the chemical compound commonly known as salt is also often questioned for its effects on the environment. Only a fraction of the sodium chloride produced in the United States is consumed as food, while the rest is used for road maintenance, water […]