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Get the 11 Best Under-$25 Souvenirs From Portland Without Leaving Home

Diane Vadino | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Diane Vadino

If you left your heart in San Francisco -- along with your ex, Google buses, and tech bros --celebrate the start of something new and infinitely more durable in Portland.

Sodium: The Silent Killer of African Americans

Nicole Breedlove | Posted 05.26.2015 | Black Voices
Nicole Breedlove

Salt is in everything we eat. I'm not just talking about the obvious suspects like potato chips. I'm talking about the stuff you add after you prepare your food. The condiments.

Pass the Salt: Parshat VaYikra

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 05.06.2014 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

G-d issues a command that salt must be added to the offerings brought on the altar, and links salt to His covenant with us. Why is salt so important?

Food Science 101: Salt

Food Politic | Posted 05.05.2014 | Home
Food Politic

Salt -- the delicious alchemy between explosive sodium and the toxic green gas chlorine -- is an essential mineral for biological life and an all-purpose tool for deliciousness.

Northeast Running Out Of Rock Salt As More Snow Falls

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Successive winter storms led to critical shortages of rock salt in the U.S. Northea...

Coping With Contagious Affluenza: Mindful Consumption

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

Do we really need all this stuff? Why are we eating so much? Why can't we focus on what's happening right now? The symptoms and effects of affluenza are plentiful, but there is good news -- relief is possible, and it can be put into action right away.

Pass The Salt, PLEASE!

Felice Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

I gave myself permission to eat salt, large pinches of salt at 40, and I've never looked back. My salt awakening came from a near-death experience.

Are You Salting Your Tomatoes All Wrong?

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Don't get stuck with watery, mushy tomatoes.

14 Unexpected Uses For Salt

Posted 09.29.2013 | Green

From Networx's Katie Marx: Salt is an extremely abundant mineral. You might think of it primarily as that thing on the dinner table you use to add ...

Should Salt Shakers Be Removed From the Table?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

For me, a table is not set without a salt shaker. Salt just belongs at the table, and has been part of how we welcome guests for a very long time.

5 Simple Ways To Slash Your Salt Intake

Next Avenue | Gina Roberts-Grey | Posted 09.12.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Gina Roberts Grey We all know that consuming too much salt is bad for us — but mounting scientific evidence indica...

Salt: The Foundation

Amanda Corby | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Amanda Corby

Salt is one thing we virtually always agree on as partners. Whether it's the missing ingredient in a nearly perfect dish or a dip in the Pacific to wash off a bad day, we share a deep love for salt.

Recent Controversy Over Reducing Sodium Intake

Samuel J. Mann, M.D. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Samuel J. Mann, M.D.

Rigid exclusion of all sodium from our diet is difficult to do and could conceivably be harmful. Moderation can only help and will not hurt us. The goal of reducing salt intake should not be cast aside.

How to Make Fries That Taste Like McDonald's'

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Homemade french fries that taste just like McDonald's fries. Really.

How Do You Measure Up in the Kitchen?

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 10.20.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

There are a million ways to scoop a cup of flour. How do you do it?

7 Common Mistakes That Are Aging You Fast

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty

There is a trick to aging gracefully and it's not to simply roll over and accept it. (Notice we didn't write "roll over and play dead?") Why do some w...

Reasonable Certainty of No Harm?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The FDA could easily ban unnecessary ingredients like partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, mycoprotein, Red 3, and BHA. And it could set safe conditions of use on substances like sugar and salt. But the FDA has done nothing about, or has even defended, each of those unsavory substances.

4 Food Habits That Age You

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.05.2013 | Fifty

What you eat impacts everything from your skin to your bones to your cognitive abilities. Here at the Huffington Post, we've written about foods you s...

Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Some foods have been promoted as "healthy" when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples. Here's an expansion on his observations.

The Simple Way to Crispy Chicken Skin

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 09.23.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Crispy skin is the holy grail of chicken roasting.

Chicken Fat Croutons

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 07.03.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

You'll never buy croutons again... and you'll blow people's minds.

A Surprising New Way to Use Salt on the Grill

Steven Raichlen | Posted 08.14.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Salt. It may be the only food we eat that starts as a rock. Reason enough to check out this book and to try this recipe.

The New York Times Bungles the Latest Salt Report

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The Times not only fanned unfounded fears that cutting sodium is risky, but it failed to inform readers that vanishingly few Americans consume the very-low-sodium levels that the IOM considered.

It Only Takes Two Days to Kick Salt

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Two days. That's all it took. When I was at the spa in Australia, the chefs did not use any salt in their food, so for two days I was salt free. At...

The Simplicity of Stovetop Popcorn

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 06.15.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Once you try popping corn on the stovetop, you'll never go back to the microwave.