Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Ditch Table/Sea Salt: Switch to Pink Himalayan Salt

In the last year I've been working on becoming healthier and switching out the harmful things we use daily with natural ingredients in their oldest forms. An item closest to it's natural state with minimal processing is what our bodies NEED. This however has been a journey, not something that happens overnight. You have to be willing to forget everything you think you know in order to do good research and find the best version of the truth. In learning about salt recently I switched twice. I switched from the brand Diamond Crystals Table Salt to Morton's Sea Salt. Table salt is heavily processed and has anti-caking agents (ie. chemicals such as cancer causing Fluoride-post coming soon on this) to make it remain the same consistency. Table salt according to one of my sources is considered the "destroyer of health".  It's missing 84 trace minerals and iodine which some brands add. It's void of all the necessary nutrients our bodies need to function. Due to the chemical structure being altered our bodies actually see it as a "toxic invader" and sodium chloride causes the body to bloat, retaining water, and raising blood pressure. Think of how many of your family members could benefit from this information/alternative alone.

Once I learned about table salt, I switched to sea salt, but then I learned about the pollution the ocean has been going through for quite some time. Beaches, the coral reefs, sea animals, and the ocean's ecosystem is turbulent from trash, over-fishing, oil spills, and even radiation from Fukushima's nuclear disaster that is still spilling out onto the ocean and affecting the west coast as we speak. Very soon we will have to quit eating seafood unless we're positive about where it came from. Sea salt is no longer a healthier alternative. So I switched to Pink Himalayan salt and I love it! I use less salt and the food is even more delicious.

What Are The Benefits of Pink Himalayan Salt?

  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Strengthen bones
  • Detoxifying the body of heavy metals
  • Increasing libido
  • Promoting a stable pH balance within the cells
  • Increases hydration
  • Reducing the signs of aging
  • Promoting healthy sleep patterns
  • Prevents muscle cramps
  • Aiding in vascular health
  • Supporting healthy lungs and respiratory function
  • Improves circulation