Nutrition Myths

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Are gourmet salts healthier than table salt?

Are gourmet salts healthier than table salt?

Gourmet salts, such as the himalayan salt or the celtic sea salt, are not healthier than table salt. Trace elements in gourmet salts and aluminium in table salts occur in insignificant amounts. Both should be treated simply as sodium chloride...

Table Salt

Most table salt comes from the salt mines and is extracted from the underground deposits by the method of hydraulic mining. Water is pumped below the earth surface, dissolving the salt deposits and forming salt brine. Is then brought to the surface...

Sea Salt

Sea salt is extracted from the ponds and bays of sea water which dried up produces large salt crystals. The manufacturing of sea salt takes place in areas with a low rainfall, such as Australia or the Mediterranean, to allow time for evaporation...