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CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt

A new report states that children are consuming too much salt. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet. Most of the salt is coming from processed and restaurant foods.

09/09/2014

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Good Question: How Does Salt Melt Ice?

Among our weapons to fight winter is an ingredient that’s also on our kitchen table. Salt gets rid of the slick spots on our driveways and sidewalks. But how does salt melt ice? Good Question.

12/04/2013

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Be Wary Of Dehydration, But You Can Overhydrate, Too

As Minnesotans try to beat the heat, there’s also the danger of drinking too much water. If you drink too much within a certain time span, serious health problems could arise. It’s called hyponatremia.

08/27/2013

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Sodium Studies Point Out Helpful Tips

Researchers presented three new studies about salt at the American Heart Association meeting on Thursday.

03/21/2013

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Study: Americans Need To Put Down The Salt Shaker

A new study out today confirms what we’ve known for some time, Americans need to put down the salt shaker.

02/11/2013

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Cheese By-Product Keeps Wis. County Roads Clear Of Ice

Melting ice and snow off the roads has created an unlikely partnership in one Wisconsin County. A local cheese plant is teaming up with the Polk County highway department to produce a brine they say works like a charm.

12/12/2012

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Experts Say Salt Study Is Flawed

Could all those warnings about too much salt be wrong? That’s the question what one independent researcher is raising in a New York Times op-ed piece.

06/07/2012

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New Federal Gov. Guidelines On Salt Intake

There are new federal government guidelines about how much salt you should eat in a day.

02/01/2011

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