8 Salt Facts You May Not Have Known

Salt is an interesting character. Its use is incredibly widespread (try ordering a dish or buying a snack that lacks this crystal!), but many of us don’t know the basic types, effects or uses for it. Read the facts below to learn more about the ingredient that we sprinkle on, well, everything.

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Fi T.
Past Member 4 years ago

There's a way for us to know about the world

Bonnie M.
Bonnie M4 years ago

Very interesting article and I love the presentation. Salt has many uses-other than as an enhancer of flavor and for preserving meat.
Salt can also be an easy way to clear any "presence" or negative vibes that can invade a home.Salt has always been known for its protective qualities from way back to the Biblical times. With the popularity of paranormal and like topics and tv shows, won/t harm to keep a small package of salt for anyone who ventures into the wods ,camp somewhere out of the way, or just short travelsé road trips.

Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson4 years ago

all quite interesting, and I'd never heard of using salt as a stain remover!!! thanks

Nils Anders Lunde
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Donna Ferguson
Donna F4 years ago

for about 30 years I avoided salt at all costs, because I drilled it into my head that salt was bad because it raised blood pressure. eventually, every blood test showed that I was salt-deficient, and my blood pressure was lower than normal. my dr told me to eat a bag of chips once in a while. but I was too rigid. I couldn't get the "salt in moderation" idea. last year I fainted twice (once, breaking my ankle). now I eat salt in moderation. live and learn. It's been very hot in my region. recently my heart was skipping a beat here and there. and I felt "something". at first I thought it was anxiety. after 2 days, I wondered if it was something physical. I drank Gatorade and the problem resolved. moderation is a gift. Blessings

Phillipa W.
Phillipa W4 years ago

thanks. I think I'll stick to plain sea-salt. Don't really have the energy or money to chase up Kosher salt. Anyway, at the end of the day I really don't use salt in cooking or on food much so it's rare it's even in my house.

B Jackson
BJ J4 years ago

Knew some but not all this info. TY.

Becky Holland
Becky Holland4 years ago

what about himalayan salt? any different?

Day R.
Day R4 years ago

Useful info... thank you!!

Melissa F.
Melissa DogLover4 years ago

thanks for sharing this =]]