Can Salt Really Be Good For You


Everyone uses salt.  The experts have said to limit the salt intake because it can be harmful to your body. Salt cause dehydration and cell death, which can also cause more problems than you want it too.

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But this is not entirely true.  The salt that you are using could just be the wrong salt.  Here is a look at common table salt, which we all use, and then also a look at the Himalayan Pink salt.

"Table salt is perhaps one of the most common household items and ingredients in cooking. In conventional table salt, the salt is processed to remove all “impurities”.  These impurities happen to be essential minerals needed for your body. After this “chemical cleaning”, what’s left is 99% sodium chloride. Sodium chloride which is not in its natural form. As mentioned before, table salt is a highly refined product.  Additives may be also added to prevent clumping and better the pouring process. Aluminum hydroxide is sometimes used, which deposits to our brains and is related to Alzheimer’s. The high balance of sodium chloride in table salt makes it easy for a person to exceed the daily intake limit. While our bodies need Sodium for survival, it also needs the other minerals which are removed from natural salt in order to make table salt. –"

Himalayan Pink salt contains 84 essential minerals which are required by the human body.  Instead of 99% sodium chloride like the salt above, there is 85% sodium chloride and 15% trace minerals. It is a good source of magnesium.  80% of all individuals are deficient in magnesium. Himalayan Pink salt promotes a healthy pH balance of the cells. It helps to regulate the blood sugar levels and it promotes a regular sleep cycle as well.  Himalayan Pink salt is also said to be the purest salt on the earth.  It also helps to absorb nutrients as well as prevent muscle cramping.  It is one of the top salt choices in the world for cooking because of its pure taste.

"If you consider the fact that an average person consumes between 4,000 – 6,000 mg of salt per day, you can see why some people are suffering from certain illnesses. Heavy salt users may ingest up to 10,000 mg of salt per day! Which is four times the recommended amount. In any case, these amounts are not healthy. But when you realize that all of this salt is processed table salt, which contains 99% sodium chloride, it makes the matters worse. It does very little good to your health, but it may contribute to cellulite, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, kidney and gall bladder stones, and more. Choosing the higher quality salt and limiting it, may have great effects for your health. –"