Salt

SALT Blends Traditional Lending with Crypto-Collaterals

Gone are the days when money used to be backed by gold or commodities, thanks to the wide-spread adoption of credit-based economic systems where debt …

FinTech

Salt Chair

The compact footprint of the Salt Chair makes it a smart choice for cafés or just about anywhere you need to maximize seating. Unlike chairs that have widely splayed legs, a Salt Chair can be placed side by side with another without wasting space in between. Its lack of ornamentation and …

Home Decorating

If you live for salty snacks, this news will make your day

A new study suggests salt has long been misunderstood...<p>You know you're not supposed to overdo it on table salt, salty sides like chips, and …

Weight Loss

Another Reason Not to Eat Too Much Salt: It Might Contain Plastic?

Yikes.<p>On the whole, humans toss a whopping 13 million metric tons of plastic into the planet's oceans each year. Is it really any wonder our bad …

Oceans

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat Breaks Down the Basics to Build Your Cooking Skills

In Salt, Fat, Acid Heat, author Samin Nosrat explains how to master the eponymous four elements to take your cooking to the next level. A chef with a …

Spices

Long-held theories on how body processes salt could be wrong: study

The salt equation taught to doctors for more than 200 years is not hard to understand.<p>The body relies on this essential mineral for a variety of functions, including blood pressure and the transmission of nerve impulses. Sodium levels in the blood must be carefully maintained.<p>If you eat a lot of …

Spices

Nothing Simple About What Salt Does to Your Body

What could be simpler than salt? Plenty, it seems. New research in the <i>Journal of Clinical Investigations</i> suggests that some basic concepts about …

Nutrition

Prik glua (salt chilli sugar dip)

1<p>(0)<p>5min<p>I made it! <br>11 people made this<p><i>About this recipe:</i> Use this to dip and coat your sour mango, pickled mango, pineapple, guava or even cherry …

Recipes

Why Do We Consume So Much Salt?

Hint: It's not coming from your salt shaker.<p>If you ask some people—present company included—a little salt makes everything better—except, of course, …

Nutrition

Dreams, Displacement & DNA: Talking With Hala Alyan About 'Salt Houses'

What happens when displacement enters your DNA?<p>"I had a dream this morning. I’m a very active dreamer," Hala Alyan tells me, leaning in a little bit closer over the cup of herbal tea she's ordered at the Midtown Manhattan coffee shop in which we've met to discuss her gorgeous debut novel, <i>Salt …

Palestine

Why You Should Put Salt on Your Fruit

Quick show of hands: Who here puts salt on fruit? Wow, huh—not that many. Maybe on a trip to Vietnam or Thailand where you sprinkled salt along with …

Breakfast

Salt Might Not Be As Bad As You Think It Is

Salt has long played the role of diet villain, but a series of new studies is writing a very different narrative for the maligned seasoning. The …

Spices

Recipe makeovers: 5 tips for healthier dishes

<b>Reduce the amount of fat, sugar and salt</b><p>You can often reduce the amount of fat, sugar and salt without sacrificing flavor in healthy recipes. Use …

Eating

Why Everything We Know About Salt May Be Wrong

The salt equation taught to doctors for more than 200 years is not hard to understand.<p>The body relies on this essential mineral for a variety of functions, including blood pressure and the transmission of nerve impulses. Sodium levels in the blood must be carefully maintained.<p>If you eat a lot of …

Nutrition

What the F*ck Is Up With Different Types of Salt? Here's a Breakdown

Figuring out which kind of salt to use can be confusing. Kosher, table, flaky sea salt . . . what's up with all the different variations, and do they all do the same thing? The short answer is "no." The truth is that every salt has a different weight and salinity, so it's important to get to know …

Recipes

Salt's Cure Returns to Its Original Location to Strictly Serve Breakfast

Salt's Cure, a meat-heavy and quite popular restaurant that moved from West Hollywood to Hollywood a few years ago, made its initial splash on the …

Breakfast

If Your Saltshaker Doesn’t Have Bluetooth, Why Do You Even Use Salt?

Salt. Good old sodium chloride, baby. We need it to stay alive. A long time ago, it was very valuable. There was a pretty good book written about it. …

Spices

Strike for freedom: Water, salt and dignity

Water and salt play an important role in the continuity of Arab prisoners in Israeli prisons and the success of such strikes. Water and salt are all …

Middle East

What to do if You Over-Salt Your Food

And no, pepper is not the answer.<p>Maybe you caught your significant other's side eye when you tipped the salt a little <i>too</i> long into your soup for his …

Cooking

Eat Healthy this Summer: 4 Easy & Yummy Recipes

Summer is here and we food lovers need to spice up our taste buds! So, here are some amazing yet simple healthy recipes for you that are light on …

Recipes

The single most important ingredient

Growing up, I thought salt belonged in a shaker at the table, and nowhere else.<p>I never added it to food, or saw Maman add it. When my aunt Ziba …

Chicken Recipes

An Old-School Potato Recipe: Two Ingredients and A Little Bit of Chemistry

These salt-encrusted spuds are usually attributed to western New York, but the unusual cooking method has been used for hundreds of years in some …

Potatoes

'Salt Houses' Is A Novel About One Family's Search For Home

In Hala Alyan's debut novel, <i>Salt Houses</i><i>,</i> the Yacoub family has a unique definition of home. Readers follow the family over six generations, from 1963 …

War

The Beauty Benefits of Salt (They May Surprise You!)

The sea is full of it; so are our bodies. It makes things taste better, and it’s also incredibly versatile in beauty products. Antiseptic, …

Alternative Medicine

Trekker found 47 days after going missing in Nepal survived on salt and water

Taiwanese hiker Liang Sheng-yueh had been missing on a mountain in Nepal for 47 days before rescuers were able to locate him, the Associated Press …

Nepal

Salt’s Cure Team Returns Home With New Breakfast Concept in Familiar Space

The hard-to-Google AM option opens imminently<p>Looks like the <b>Salt’s Cure</b> team wasn’t done with their old address on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood. Per a release from the restaurant, chef/owner Chris Phelps will be returning to his old stomping grounds at 7494 Santa Monica Boulevard as of …

Los Angeles

4 ways to make food taste better without salt

Luckily reducing your salt intake isn’t that hard and doesn’t have to mean bland meals that bore your tastebuds. In this video you can learn about four ways to add flavor to your meals without sky-high sodium. Time

Food

Think Salt Makes You Drink More? Think Again

Everyone knows salty foods makes you thirsty, drink more water (or beer), and pee more, right? Maybe not. A new German study, conducted during a mock …

Nutrition

Sicilian Salt Mills and Salt Pans near Trapani and Paceco

<b>I had read about and seen pictures of the Sicilian salt mills beforehand, but nothing compares to the personal experience of this magic place.</b><p>Driving …

Recipes

A key part of Trump's tax plan just hit a roadblock with Republicans

Some Republicans aren't too happy with a key part President Donald Trump's tax plan.<p>The rough outline the administration released on Wednesday said all deductions would be eliminated except for those from charitable donations and mortgage payments.<p>One of the deductions that faces the chopping block …

Business