SALT: Why it would be healthier for you to throw it over your shoulder

It’s been a while, but I’m back with a new one. Salt is a staple of good health and has been used since time began. Table salt, or sodium chloride (the actual name for it), is largely used as an industrial product. 90% of all salt made today is used in commercial facilities. True salt has trace elements of many minerals- our table salt does not. During the process of making the salt, the sodium chloride is heated to over 1200 degrees, treated with caustic soda and anti-caking agents to ensure free-flowing usage by consumers. Aluminum is also added. The high levels of aluminum puts people at greater risk for Alzheimer’s and other aliments. Though more expensive, true salt is the way to go. Even some of the pink Himalayan variety you find at the store is better than your generic white salt.

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