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Eating too much salt can weaken immune system, says study

March 28, 2020 2:25 pm

For the study, researchers from the University Hospital of Bonn fed a high-salt diet to mice and found them to suffer from severe bacterial infections.

Have you tried using Epsom salt yet? Learn about its benefits

November 15, 2019 4:46 pm

The salt derives its name from the town of Epsom in Surrey, England, where it is believed to have been discovered first.

Is salt making you sick? Here are the facts

September 18, 2019 5:20 pm

Excess and uninformed intake of salt could be harming your body. Find out how.

76.3 per cent of Indian households consume adequately iodised salt: Survey

September 10, 2019 10:30 am

According to WHO guidelines, a daily iodine intake of 150 microgram is required to prevent iodine deficiency disorders and this can be achieved by using adequately iodised salt, i.e. salt containing a minimum of 15 parts per million (ppm) of iodine.

Kitchen hacks: Excess salt in your food? Here are some easy ways to balance it out

August 06, 2019 10:51 am

These easy fixes will help you balance out over-salted food and avoid wastage.

Higher salt intake can cause gastrointestinal bloating, says study

July 13, 2019 3:30 pm

The study, published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, is the first to examine sodium as a cause of bloating in the context of low- and high-fiber diets.

Researchers find novel way to make tasty low-salt food

April 16, 2019 5:02 pm

The study, published in the Journal of Food Science, looked at salt blends that use less sodium chloride and include other salts like calcium chloride and potassium chloride.

Ancient Mayans produced, traded salt: Study

October 09, 2018 11:34 am

Researchers discovered more than 4,000 wooden posts that outline a series of buildings used as salt kitchens where brine was boiled in pots over fires to make salt.

You are eating plastic in salt, finds IIT Bombay study

September 05, 2018 6:53 pm

The study revealed that Indians are consuming about 117 micrograms of microplastic annually if the average person has a daily salt intake of 5 grams. Alarming, right?

Labour Day: Tamil Nadu salt pan workers fight low wage, temporary employment

May 01, 2018 4:54 pm

The activities are divided in three phases: initial ground preparation, salt making and storing and the final stage is in the rainy season when there is enough salt in the ground.