Essays Tagged: "Sodium"


most foods. It is very important in containinghealthy mussel cells. It also helps in forming bones.Sodium is another kind of mineral. Sodium is usuallyfound in small but ok quantities in natural food ... of mineral. Sodium is usuallyfound in small but ok quantities in natural foods. If you havetoo much sodium it may cause edema. It may also give youhigh blood pressure.Iron is needed to form pigments i ...

(1 pages) 53 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Water Transitions

is saltwater, or seawater. Seawater consists of fifty-five percentchlorine, and thirty-one percent sodium (Groliers). It makes up approximatelyninety-seven and two tenths percent of the total volume ... seventy percent of the earth's surface (Groliers). Sea waterdoesn't just contain hydrogen, oxygen, sodium, and chlorine; it also contains everynaturally occurring element. Although seawater has a fai ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Nutrition in mountain biking

Rehydrate1. Drink alot after a ride2. Sports drinks replenish the best3. Eat alot of salty snacksA. Sodium makes your blood like a spongeB. meals contain more sodium naturally than sports barsIII. Die ... efluids lost; water, 64%; and sport drinks, 69%. Before or while riding youshould eat salty snacks. Sodium makes your blood like a sponge so you canabsorb more water and excrete less. Athletes such as ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Terminology used in Chemistry.

electrons.Electro-positively: increases down the group e.g. Potassium is more electropositive that sodium and decreases along the period from left to the right.Electro-negatively: decreases down the ...

(2 pages) 45 0 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

About the components, history, etc. of titanium

re elemental metal was not made until 1910 by Matthew A. Hunter. He then heated TiCl4 together with sodium in a steel bomb at 700-800°C. Titanium is used for alloys with aluminum, molybdenum, mang ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Food and Nutrition

xample, do you know how many calories are in a Taco Bell Gordita? Have you ever considered how much sodium you're consuming with an Arby's Bac'n Cheddar Deluxe? The numbers just might surprise you -- ... elements are minerals that are needed in large quantities. This group includes calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, chloride and sulfur.Water makes up about 50 to 60 percent of the body ...

(8 pages) 687 1 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Experiment to describe reactivity of a given set of metals.

n set of MetalsPredictionI predict that the order of reactivity for the given set of metals will be Sodium, Magnesium, Zinc, Iron, and Copper. With copper being the least reactive.The Reason for my Pr ... 't be very reactive. Copper is used in electrical equipment so that too can't be very reactive. And sodium reacts very violently with water so that is very reactive and magnesium can't be as reactive ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Thermal Decomposition of Metal carbonates

of the reactivity series. From preliminary work that I have already done I know that Potassium and sodium are the most reactive metals, and that gold and platinum are the least reactive metals. To de ... s heated it reacts with the oxygen to form an oxide. The most reactive metals such as potassium and sodium burn brightly as they are heated. The less reactive metals do not burn brightly, and take lon ...

(12 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This is a technical product description of a fire extinguisher.

ve electrical equipment. Class D fires involve combustible metals such as magnesium, potassium, and sodium. Each class of fire requires its own type of fire extinguisher.Foam extinguishers use an aque ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Descirbe Potassium as deficiency

s and trace minerals. Macro minerals are what the body needs larger amounts of, such as calcium and sodium. Whereas we need very little amounts of trace minerals, for instance iron and zinc. Although ...

(2 pages) 41 2 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bond Notes

rmed between oppositely charged ions because of electrostatic forces of attraction. example: sodium + chlorine ----> sodium chlorideIonic compound* a compound composed of ions.* Metal atoms ... 4O2), and (d) hydrogen peroxide (H2O2).Writing Chemical FormulasWrite the chemical formula for: (a) sodium chloride, (b) lithium oxide, and (c) aluminum oxide.

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Letter to principal, why school food is lacking nutrition.

each. Healthy food would be low in saturated fat and containing limited amounts of cholesterol and sodium. Also, it should be rich with essential vitamins and minerals. Unhealthy food would be produc ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Recommended Daily Allowance

erving sizes can help you control the amount of calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sugar or sodium in your diet.2. One advantage of using the Food Guide Pyramid is the ability to not be constr ...

(1 pages) 54 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Water Pollution

emicals or harmful microorganisms. Some examples of toxic chemicals that pollute our waterways are: sodium, mercury, lead, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB). T ... hlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB). The affects in humans are: sodium is implicated in cardiovascular disease and nitrates in blood disorders, mercury and lead can ...

(7 pages) 286 0 4.8 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Diffraction and interference of light

The objective of this experiment is to measure the wavelength of Sodium (Na) light using the property of diffraction of light; And to measure the Rydberg constant fo ... when the distance between each slit was 1/100mm and 1/300mm respectively. The average wavelength of sodium is λNa = 5.65 X 10-7. The same formulas were used to calculate the wavelength in the s ... f error (%error) = (1.14605 X 107m-1)/ (1.09678 X 107m-1) X 100% = 1%. Also, the wavelengths of the sodium light and each color of the hydrogen lights were accurate. This means that there was only sma ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

GCSE Science Coursework - Investigating the factors that affect the reaction between sodiumthiosulphate and hydrochloric acid

Investigating the factors that affect the reaction between sodiumthiosulphate and hydrochloric acidAim:To investigate the differences in rate of reaction betwe ... rences in rate of reaction between sodiumthiosulphate and hydrochloric acid as the concentration of sodiumthiosulphate is either raised or lowered while keeping the total volume of the sodiumthiosulph ... xperiment is:Method:I start with 5cm of hydrochloric acid to which I add a varying concentration of sodiumthiosulphate. To change the STS (sodiumthiosulphate) concentration I will add 10cm of water to ...

(1 pages) 953 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

CHF Health Promotion Education

tool including management and consideration of:* Blood pressure* Daily weight monitoring* Reducing sodium in diet* Risks for other coronary artery disease* Understanding food nutrition labels* Compli ...

(4 pages) 100 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

History of salt

considering how old it is. It is one of the most basic molecules on earth. In chemical terms, it is sodium and chloride mixed together. What am I talking about? I am talking about salt. Salt is so muc ...

(5 pages) 48 1 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers

Healthy Nutrition

bones and healthy teeth, whereas iron is a necessary part of hemoglobin in the blood. Furthermore, sodium and potassium are important to maintain the fluid balance of the nervous system. In addition, ...

(1 pages) 36 0 2.6 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Muscle Endurance

en muscles contract or lengthen in response to electrical signals from nerves; electrolytes such as sodium, calcium and magnesium, which surround and permeate muscle cells, play a key role in the tran ...

(1 pages) 534 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology