News tagged with salt

A new role for sodium in the brain

Researchers at McGill University have found that sodium – the main chemical component in table salt – is a unique "on/off" switch for a major neurotransmitter receptor in the brain. This receptor, known ...

Aug 20, 2013
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Less salt in our food

It is entirely possible to reduce the salt content in a range of foods by up to 30% without reducing the taste.

Jun 03, 2013
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