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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...

Are the amounts of toxic metals in gourmet salts dangerous?

Himalayan salt myths

Himalayan salt has insignificant amounts of trace elements that include a combination of essential minerals, toxic and radioactive elements. None of the popularly claimed health benefits attributed to the essential trace minerals of Himalayan salt...

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