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  • Romelu Lukaku off the mark as Manchester United edge Real Salt Lake

    Romelu Lukaku got his first goal in a Manchester United shirt as the Red Devils edged Real Salt Lake 2-1 in an eventful pre-season friendly at the Rio Tinto Stadium in Utah on Monday.  Juan Mata had to be carried off midway into the second-half and United right-back Antonio Valencia was sent off for a dangerous challenge on Sebastian Saucedo in the 68th minute to make it nervy final 20 minutes for Jose Mourinho's men. United had thumped LA Galaxy 5-2 on

    Sports | July 18, 2017
  • U-17 World Cup, FIFA, Salt Lake Stadium, England, Mexico

    U-17 World Cup: England, Mexico content with facilities at Salt Lake

    The coaches of England, Mexico and Chile were mighty impressed with the facilities at the Salt Lake Stadium, which is all set to host their Group F matches of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. Representatives of the Group F teams, including Iraq, on Sunday inspected the ground, hotel and training facilities, during their first visit to the citty ahead of the October 6- 28 tournament. Elated to get their matches in Kolkata, England head coach Steve Cooper said they are looking forward

    Sports | July 9, 2017
  • Paul McCartney

    McCartney has opted for salted cashews over booze before gig

    Former Beatles star Paul McCartney said he has stopped consuming alcohol and is sticking to snacks like salted cashews as he used to feel heavy before he went on to perform on the stage. The 75-year-old veteran musician said now he raises a toast only after he is done with the gig. “I don't eat or drink before I go on because I sort of like to feel light. Then afterwards I can get heavy and have a drink. But before I

    Music | July 3, 2017
  • Yoga, PM Modi, International Yoga Day

    Yoga as important as salt in food: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday likened yoga to salt to harp on its significance. Leading the celebrations of the third edition of the International Yoga Day here at the rain-drenched Ramabai Amedkar Sthal, Modi said: "Salt is cheap and available in abundance. But its absence not just makes food tasteless but also affects organs of our body. Only a bit of salt is used (in cooking) but none can deny its importance, its nourishment value.  "Salt is not the sole requirement

    India | June 21, 2017
  • salt, food, diet, health

    Too much salt in teenage ups risk of stroke later

    Too much salt in adolescents' diet may adversely affect their blood vessels, increasing the risk for cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke, during adulthood, a study said. Too much salt caused measurable changes in their blood vessels that led to arterial stiffness, or hardening of the arteries -- early signs of cardiovascular disease. Further, higher average daily sodium intake was associated with lower brachial artery (BrachD), located in the upper arm and higher pulse wave velocity

    Science and Tech | May 6, 2017
  • Bood Pressure

    Eating less salt may not lower BP, says study

    Contrary to popular belief, consuming less sodium may not lead to lower blood pressure in the long term, show results of a new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years. "We saw no evidence that a diet lower in sodium had any long-term beneficial effects on blood pressure," said Lynn Moore, Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine in the US. The new findings, presented at the Experimental Biology 2017

    Science and Tech | April 26, 2017
  • salty food, thirsty, hungry, Cosmonauts

    Salty diet makes you thirsty or hungry?

    Eating salty food diminishes thirst while increasing hunger, due to a higher need for energy, according to new study carried out during a simulated mission to Mars. The study found that "Cosmonauts" who ate more salt in the simulation retained more water, were not as thirsty and needed more energy. Researchers, including those from the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Germany, sealed two groups of 10 male volunteers into a mock spaceship for two simulated flights to Mars. The first group was examined

    Science and Tech | April 18, 2017
  • salt, benefits of salt

    Salty scoop for your health

    “Salt to taste” is not just for taste. Ask your body. Besides balancing the sweetness and suppressing other flavours such as bitterness or sourness, our body needs salt for its normal functioning. Consume it in moderation. That’s the mantra to good nutritional status. Salt is mainly composed of two minerals- 40 per cent sodium and 60 per cent chloride. So, it is called sodium chloride as well. Earlier it was used as a food preservative to prevent the growth of

    Health | April 10, 2017