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Consuming low salt can keep dementia way

Studies reveal that low-salt diet can stave off dementia.

26 Oct 2019 1:04 PM

Intake of sugary drinks linked to higher risk of developing certain cancers

Studies reveal that consumption of sugary drinks linked with cancer risk.

12 Jul 2019 9:35 AM

Why you should lower the intake of salt

Salt is bad for you: but how it affects your body is still frontier science.

24 May 2019 5:22 PM

Microplastics found in table salt brands in study conducted by IIT-Bombay

The study stated that 63 per cent of the microplastic particles was in the form of fragments and 37 per cent were fibres.

03 Sep 2018 7:06 PM

Hypertensive patients prefer medication to cutting salt

Few studies have been done on the relationship between salt intake and blood pressure in hypertensive patients.

27 Aug 2018 8:42 AM


Higher salt intake can kill you

Sodium intake can be measured using a spot test to determine how much salt has been excreted in a person's urine sample.

24 Jun 2018 11:34 AM

World Hypertension Day: Excess salt can lead to hypertension despite healthy diet

May 17 is World Hypertension Day, and ‘Know your numbers’ is the theme for 2018.

17 May 2018 5:15 PM

Nestle to cut more sugar and salt in its products

Nestle and its rivals are under pressure from a shift in consumer preferences towards healthier food and away from processed products.

16 May 2018 9:28 AM

4-step guide to soothing mosquito, tick bites with kitchen ingredients

Most insects that bite are disease free, but that doesn't stop spots they feed from driving us all half-mad with itching and irritation.

09 May 2018 11:30 AM

Study finds salt linked to elevated blood pressure, even with healthy diet

Sodium is found not only in salt, but also in a variety of foods such as bread, milk, eggs, meat and shellfish.

07 Mar 2018 8:11 AM


Four natural ways to lower blood pressure

Most people with high blood pressure will not experience any symptoms. It is often known as the "silent killer" for this reason.

29 Jan 2018 4:49 PM

Find out if spicy foods can curb salt cravings or lower blood pressure

A high-salt diet has long been linked to higher odds of developing high blood pressure and heart disease.

01 Nov 2017 2:42 PM

Less salty diets would save millions of lives: study

It massively cut mortality and disability caused by salt-triggered heart attacks and strokes

11 Jan 2017 9:17 AM

Arun Jaitley refutes salt shortage rumours

The Finance Minister says some of these rumours started on day one of demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

12 Nov 2016 6:31 PM