January 16, 2011 in Diet and Diseases
The chemical name of the common salt is Sodium Chloride (NaCl). Sodium Chloride contains 39% of sodium, an element which never occurs in free form in nature. It is found associated with many minerals especially in plentiful amounts with chlorine.
Sodium chloride when dissolved in water yields sodium in the body and found in extracellular fluids. Sodium ions make up 93% of the basic ions in the blood. [...]
November 1, 2010 in Diet and Diseases
Despite the progress of science, the correction of dietetic errors and the various advanced methods of treatment for disease, sickness and death pursue their relentless path from month to month and year to year. Although exhaustive research on bacteria has proved effective to a great extent in coping with many diseases, it has been futile in the handling of maladies of baffling character, and now the [...]
January 8, 2009 in Diet and Diseases
Excessive consumption of salt causes excessive thirst, anemia, acidity, reduces absorption of calcium from food causing osteoporosis and affects eye sight. It also raises bile secretion level, raises density of blood and decreases our vitality. It causes increase in blood pressure which in turn leads to heart diseases, paralysis and strokes.
It has been genetically established that Indians are more [...]