Baking Soda Can Improve Your Athletic Performance

Adding baking soda to your pre-workout ritual could up your endurance, especially when it comes to certain types of exercise.


Low-Salt Diets May Be Sensitizing Us to Addiction

It sounds crazy, but a salt deficit appears to make the brain vulnerable to drug cravings.


How Bad is it to Binge on Gummy Vitamins?

There's calcium in there, so maybe ten or twelve extra can't hurt.


You're Eating Too Much Bacon, Not Enough Nuts, Study Says

An absence of good food can be just as bad (and deadly) as too much bad food.


You Might Actually Be Drinking Too Much Water

A new study shows the ways that your body actually tries to tell you when you're going overboard with self-hydration.


Stop Dumping Salt All Over Everything, Says FDA

The FDA's new salt consumption guidelines are here, and they urge us to seriously scale back on sodium.


Salty Dishes in New York Will Now Have Warning Labels

Starting tomorrow, keep your eye out for salt-shaker icons on chain restaurant menus in the Big Apple, which indicate items that are loaded with sodium.


New York Is Now the First American City to Require Salt Warnings on Menus

No more ignorant salt-swilling. From now on, New Yorkers, you’ll be painfully aware.


Salt May Actually Prevent Your Body from Absorbing Fat

A new study says salt isn't nearly as bad for you as previously thought. In fact, when it's combined with fat, something magical happens.


Hangover-Free Beer Is on the Horizon, But Take It with a Grain of Salt

A hangover is a beast with many tentacles, not the least of which is dehydration. Australian researchers are attempting to combat that by making beer that rehydrates you as it saps you of your precious fluids.


Brewing Killer Cocktails in Vietnam

The syringes sit empty, ready for filling. The staff have all been trained, and are standing by. On Vietnam's death row, everything is set for carrying out hundreds of lethal injections but for one critical ingredient--poison.