High sodium diet will most likely make you hungrier, instead of making you thirsty.
Having too much salt in your diet could increase the urge to make numerous trips in the bathroom at night.
According to a study, some people carry a gene that could make them crave for salty foods, and this could potentially affect their health.
NASA scientists have decided that the Dawn spacecraft will be more useful if it stays on dwarf planet Ceres than a flyby on a mysterious object in the asteroid belt.
According to new research, a low-salt diet can cause heart attack, stroke, or even death.
Insects are ectothermic, which means their internal body temperatures are regulated by surrounding environmental temperatures. Researchers suggest the key to surviving cold winter temperatures for some species is to maintain a balanced salt and water blood concentration.
The ability of spiders to adapt to their local environment and humidity levels by altering the viscosity of their "web glue" may help scientists develop stronger adhesives.
Researchers found a protein that helps plants grow in salty soils. This could aid in salt-tolerant crop development.
Salt: it may make our food taste better, but like any good thing, it's always best in moderation. Too much salt has been tied to increased blood pressure, and now it seems high salt diets may also delay the onset of puberty, according to a new study.
Imagine once healthy farmland rich with the signs of life reduced to a barren wasteland. Even as you walk across it, a strange white crust crunches under your feet, reminding you of the root of the problem: salt. A team of international experts has now found that salt poisoning costs the world an additional 2,000 hectares of agricultural soil every day, and while some of this is natural, a large part can be blamed on irrigation.
For the first time, researchers have realized that when the bacteria Escherichia coli interacts with salt, it manipulates the mineral to build shelters and hibernate.
The average American consumes more than 3,400 mg of sodium a day, which is the same as 1 ½ teaspoons. Doctors have long touted the need to reduce sodium intake, but now a new study says there is actually no evidence to back up the benefits of a low-sodium diet.