Added sugar more harmful for heart than salt

A new study has revealed that added sugars likely to have greater role than salt in high blood pressure and heart disease.

Reduce salt intake for better kidney health

Too much salt in one's diet increases the risk of contracting kidney problems, says a new research.

DNA: Untold story of salt farmers in Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Salt workers in Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India, in exteme conditions and lead a life of hardship.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen on a cabinet reshuffle before he leaves for his three-nation tour on 11 November.

Beware: Sugar could be dangerous for your health

A new research suggests that high sugar levels affect a key area of the brain which causes the heart rate to quicken and blood pressure to rise.

Salt-degraded farm soil now equals the size of France
Salt-degraded farm soil now equals the size of France

Every day for more than 20 years, an average of 2,000 hectares of irrigated land in arid and semi-arid areas across 75 countries, including in India, has been degraded by salt, a research has found.

How salt can make buildings age faster
How salt can make buildings age faster

High salt is not only detrimental to health but salt crystals can also push historical buildings and wall paintings to age faster. How?

Not salt but high BMI triggers hyper-tension

If you are suffering from high blood pressure, check your Body Mass Index (BMI) first as a new study indicates sodium intake has less impact on overall health than previously thought.

Too much salt is linked to 1.65 million deaths per year

People around the world eat twice as much salt as they should, and this behavior translates into 1.65 million heart-related deaths per year, researchers said Wednesday.

Salt can kill cancer cells: Study

The next weapon to effectively fight cancer could be salt as researchers have found that an influx of salt into a cell triggers its death.

Salt melted ice to form water on Mars?

Researchers have discovered that water could have flowed on the surface of Mars with the help of salt present in the Martian soil that can melt ice.

Low sugar and salt in food products becoming more popular than low and no-fat

Researchers have claimed that more than 50 per cent of consumers are interested in products with reduced levels of salt and sugar.

How plants survive `salt` pain

Plants are using a "calcium wave" to survive in the increasingly salty or saline soils that have become a problem the world over, research suggests.

Recipe: Potato Galette

For all the self-confessed potato lovers, here is your chance to learn and savour a very simple and easy recipe of `potato galette`.

Spices, herbs in food helps lower salt intake in adults

A new study has found that teaching people how to flavour food with and herbs is considerably more effective at lowering salt intake.

Kids who prefer sweet food also have tendency to like salty dishes

Scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center have found that kids who most prefer high levels of sweet tastes also most prefer high levels of salt taste and that, in general, children prefer sweeter and saltier tastes than adults do.

Health benefits of eating hummus

Hummus - the dip of chickpeas, olive oil, lemon juice and salt - is absolutely irresistible. It is flavoursome for sure and nutritious too.

Too much salt ups obesity, inflammation risk in adolescents

Adolescents consuming more than twice the recommended daily allowance of salt increases their high sodium intake that correlates with fatness and inflammation regardless of how many calories they consume, a new study has found.

Oz proud to have forced three England players to return home: Bailey

Batsman George Bailey has rubbed salt to England`s wounds by saying that the Australian side was proud of forcing three of England`s players to return home.

Sonu Sood struggles to eat boiled eggs without salt

Keeping a fit body is not an easy task and actor Sonu Sood is currently struggling to make sure he sticks to what he is supposed to eat in order to retain a well worked-out body.