Is salt really bad?
Can salt kill you?
Salt is a necessary evil. But if you go on a completely salt-free diet, it can kill you.
Well, your body needs salt to balance fluids in the blood. Additionally, salt is necessary to maintain a healthy blood pressure and sustain nerve and muscle function.
Now that does not mean digging too much into salt.
Because too much of salt can also kill you, making you prone to heart disease, hypertension, kidney disease, fluid retention, muscle cramps, and whatnot.
So how much is too much when it comes to salt intake? Whtat is the recommended salt dosage?
5 grams of salt per day is more than enough. It equals less than 1 teaspoon.
A no-salt diet makes you prone to Hyponatremia , which is a condition that can lead to a series of side effects, from vimiting to nausea, muscle cramps, and dizziness. If that is not enough, a lack of salt can also cause coma and death.
Sounds scary, right?
Which is better black or pink Himalayan salt? Should I choose mineral salt over common sea salt? Can I substitute iodized salt with black or pink salt?
Can we eat black salt daily? Which is better - black/pink/sea salt?
Well, your body needs iodized salt to maintain proper thyroid function and hormonal balance. But a mix of black, sea, and pink salt can come in handy since Himalayan salts are enriched with minerals.
Is black salt and Himalayan pink salt same?
NO. Black salt is dark pink in color when ground to powder. Pink salt is light pink to white in color. In fact, there are only a few traces of pink in pink salt.
Is dark pink Himalayan salt good for you?
Yes. It has iron and other minerals.
What is black Himalayan salt used for?
Difference between black salt and sendha namak
Black salt is different from pink salt or sendha namak, which is also known as mineral salt. Sendha namak is used during fasting.