Thursday, May 24, 2012

Fact of the Day: Salt's Terrible Parentage


Salt is scientifically known as Sodium Chloride as it's made up of sodium and chlorine. While salt is a safe thing to consume, both pure sodium and chlorine are dangerous. Sodium reacts violently and chlorine is very poisonous.

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  1. salt can also kill you if you eat it too much :)

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    1. The same could be said with anything. You can actually suffer from water poisioning if you drink too much

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    2. Oh yeah I did hear about one case of that not too long ago, crazy stuff.

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    3. hydrogen and oxygen combine to form water, but oxygen alone is flammable and same with anything.

      MSG is pure sodium?

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  2. Too much salt gives my family kidney stones. And now I don't eat a lot of salt... because I don't want a spiked ball passing shooting out of my junk when I'm 40.

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  3. Oh I had no idea about that!! Who knew we were living on the wild side all this tiime ;) lol

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