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90% of Table Salt Is Contaminated With Microplastics


Health & Wellness  (tags: table salt, contaminated, microplastics, research, oceans, lakes, diet, health, healthcare, humans, study )

Lone
- 13 days ago - ecowatch.com
The new research, published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, suggests that the average adult ingests about 2,000 microplastics per year due to the presence of plastics in the world's oceans and lakes.



   

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Derek Richardson (192)
Tuesday November 6, 2018, 5:03 am
Thank you for sharing, sharing is caring.
 

Animae C (507)
Tuesday November 6, 2018, 5:29 am
They examined 39 brands sold in 21 countries, but don't mention even one.
i use Himalayan rock salt, which isn't classified as 'table' salt but would like to know anyway.
 

Animae C (507)
Tuesday November 6, 2018, 5:34 am
Found this ;

"Himalayan salt comes from ancient geological oceans, which may not have the same levels of pollution as salts extracted from much of world’s oceans these days."

https://blog.bulletproof.com/is-pink-himalayan-salt-toxic/
 

Derry Richardson (38)
Tuesday November 6, 2018, 6:57 am
Thank you.
 

Victoria P (115)
Tuesday November 6, 2018, 8:59 am
Redmond "Real Salt" is also not microplastic polluted. I've been using it for years, kinda mild sweetish tasting ~♥~
 

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday November 6, 2018, 10:41 am
Important information.
Thanks Lone
 

Glennis W (395)
Tuesday November 6, 2018, 4:11 pm
Very interesting Thank you gor caring and sharing Lone
 

Melania Padilla (124)
Wednesday November 7, 2018, 8:48 am
I read about this last week; it is all polluted in these times... I use coarse salt, not table, bur for sure it is contaminated....
 

S J (130)
Saturday November 10, 2018, 5:11 am
Table plastic though, meows
 

Freya H (345)
Saturday November 10, 2018, 8:24 pm
Our chickens have come home to roost.
 

Lindsay K (6)
Wednesday November 14, 2018, 12:30 pm
Shocking. We have to do something to reduce our plastic consumption! I now have milk delivered to my door in glass bottles which I rinse and return, by a vehicle powered solely on electricity. It's more expensive, but I feel it is the right thing to do. I make my own cleaners, re-using the bought bottles. I am giving up showergel, and am going back to bars of soap. It's a start! Many thanks for sharing.
 
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