You may have heard about the latest health trend that is crystallized pink salt. It can come in the form of candles, lamps, bath salts and salt that we can consume with our food.
What makes it better than the current salt on the market?
This salt happens to be the purest form of salt out there. What’s more, is that it has remained preserved in crystallized salt beds in the Himalayan Mountains for over 200 million years and it has also managed to stay untouched by impurities throughout the industrial era.
Himalayan salt gets its pinkish hue from its exposure to lava. It features 84 trace minerals in its molecular structure that are found in the human body and that promote its functioning and health.
They include sodium chloride, sulphate, calcium, potassium and magnesium.
Since it isn’t refined, you’re consuming less sodium when you eat this variety of salt and you also feel the need to put less into your food because of its high level of purity.
What else can it do for our body?
The vibrational energy stored in its unique molecular structure also allows our cells to easily absorb it better than sea or table salt which is unfortunately treated with chemicals that strips it of its minerals by the time it makes it into our bodies.
Himalayan salt aids in vascular health, supports our lungs and respiratory system, prevents muscle cramping, balances pH levels in cells, strengthens bones, lowers blood pressure, and improves circulation.
It also detoxifies the body of heavy metals, increases hydration, helps promote healthy sleeping patterns and even increases your libido. It can also fight aging… wow! Doesn’t that give you a new perspective on salt?
Sea and Table Salt
Unfortunately, sea salt is becoming increasingly processed and the state of our oceans is worsening because of pollutants in the water. While it is a better choice than the fully refined table salt, it still cannot live up to the health benefits it once promised.
The added agents put into both sea and table salt are difficult for our bodies to break down – and it’s really the chemical processing of salt that creates a toxic build up in our organs rather than our intake.
Did you know our bodies have to work 20 times harder to neutralize the amount of sodium chloride in refined salt?
It shouldn’t have to be this way. Having a regular amount of salt can be a healthy choice depending on the type of salt that is consumed.
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