Salt for Life – incredibly realistic salt replacement

Salt for Life will begin rolling out online and in grocery stores in August and September of this year.

Salt for Life comes from Nu-Tek Salt, a Bill Gates-endorsed company that sells salt replacement products that contain 70% less sodium than traditional salt. Unlike salt replacers of the past, Nu-Tek’s products actually taste like the real thing. Big food producers have already started using it, but soon you’ll be able to buy it yourself.

 

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Scientists create battery using wood

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University of Maryland engineers are currently working on a battery made of wood, an innovative, low-cost, environmentally friendly idea. The research team used tiny wood fibers from yellow pine trees to make test batteries — and we mean seriously tiny, the tree fibers are a thousand times thinner than a piece of paper. They use sodium rather than lithium, so the team imagines this battery working best in a large-scale environment, like for storing solar energy at a power plant.

 

 

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Study Finds Link Between Salt Intake and Obesity

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Salt intake increased more than 50 % in USA during 15 years from mid-1980s to the late 1990s.

A study published in the journal “Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases” refutes the frequently repeated claims that a comprehensive salt reduction would not produce any overall health benefits, or would even increase diseases and shorten the life-span.

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New Bill Would Ban Salt In New York City Restaurants Kitchens

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Slowing down sodium intake is a new goal.

Over the past few years New York has gained a reputation for taking the health of its citizens seriously – or nannying them, depending on your point of view.

Now a member of the city’s legislative assembly has gone a step further by introducing a bill that would ban the use of salt in restaurant kitchens.

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Tiny Battery Traps Solar Power To Run An Entire House

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Ceramatec have created the disk, which can hold up to 20-kilowatt hours

A small disc could be the solution for the efficient and cheap storage of the sun’s energy.  A Utah-based company has found a new way to store solar energy – in a small ceramic disk which can store more power for less. Researchers at Ceramatec have created the disk, which can hold up to 20-kilowatt hours, enough to power an entire house for a large portion of the day.

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