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High content of protein and salt in food cause post-meal sleepiness: Study

High content of protein and salt in food cause post-meal sleepiness: Study

A new study suggests that higher content of salt and protien in our food often leads to post-meal sleepiness.

Adequate quantity of salt in every state, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Adequate quantity of salt in every state, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today dismissed canard about shortage of salt in the country as "concocted rumours" and stressed adequate quantity is available in every state.

Don't pay heed to rumours of salt scarcity: Akhilesh

Don't pay heed to rumours of salt scarcity: Akhilesh

Akhilesh appealed to the people not to pay attention to such rumours and avoid panic buying.

Salt price goes up to Rs 400 in Uttar Pradesh - Is it for real?

Salt price goes up to Rs 400 in Uttar Pradesh - Is it for real?

There is no need to panic as it is just a rumour. 

Follow these simple tips to manage high blood pressure without pills!

 High blood pressure is a chronic medical condition that increases the risk of developing many health related problems like heart disease, stroke and kidney failure.

Five easy home remedies to treat water retention!

Water retention is quite common and normal if you are pregnant or menstruating, otherwise one should consult a doctor immediately as it is considered not good for health.

Six worst foods for your skin!

Our skin, which is the most sensitive part of our body, gets affected the most if we eat something which doesn't suit us.

Side effects of consuming too much salt!

Do you have the habit of putting extra salt in your food? If yes, then stop doing so as consuming too much of salt is not good for health.

Salt had more value than gold in ancient times – Know why!

Salt had more value than gold in ancient times – Know why!

You probably must have heard at least one elder of your family say that “salt was once worth more than gold” because of the importance it held in food preservation.

Watch: Switch your regular salt with Pink Himalayan Salt for better health!

There is one type of salt that has suddenly become a rage across the world for its purifying qualities and health benefits. 

Now lemon and salt can help you get rid of migraine pain

Vision problems and throbbing sensation are the usual things that come with it and make your life tougher.

New material to make seawater drinkable

Engineers have found a material for cost effectively removing salt from seawater.

Proteins that help plants grow under salt stress identified

Proteins that help plants grow under salt stress identified

 While high salt in soil threatens to reduce the growth and yield of crops, researchers have now identified a protein family that may help plants grow under slat stress.

High salt intake may increase multiple sclerosis risk

Diets high in sodium may be a novel risk factor in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system.

This lamp runs on glass of water and salt

 A Philippines-based company has developed a lamp that can run for eight hours at a stretch on a glass of water and two tablespoons of salt.

Salty food doesn't cause thirst: Study

Contradicting the popular assumption of salt causing thirst, it has been found that eating salty food does not necessarily make us drink more water, says a study.

FSSAI for fixing lead content limit in fruits, pulses & juices

After the Maggi fiasco, central food safety regulator FSSAI has proposed fixing limits of permissible lead content in a wide range of products including salt, fruits, juices, vegetables, pulses and meat products.

FSSAI for fixing lead content limit in fruits, pulses & juices

After the Maggi fiasco, central food safety regulator FSSAI has proposed fixing limits of permissible lead content in a wide range of products including salt, fruits, juices, vegetables, pulses and meat products.

Salt may be key to unlocking interiors of Neptune and Uranus

A new study has suggested that several of our solar system's planets and moons aren't filled with the regular kind of water ice that one avoids on the sidewalk in winter.