You may have read at a number of places, a lot of people must have told you too, that too much salt is bad for health. However, if you dig deeper, you will realise that salt is very essential for our body.

What you need to do is identify the difference between real salt and processed table salt that most of us use to cook our food. If you try and shift your salt consumption to real salt, extracted from a natural source that is legitimate and is not processed of bleached, that is the real thing.

Salts found in the natural environment like Black Lava Salt, Celtic Sea Salt and Himalayan Salt, which is actually a light pink colour and contains more than 82 minerals.

Table salt is also known as poison by some health experts, and it should be as it is processed to retain only sodium cloride, bleached and devoid of all trace minerals that the body does actually need.

Table salt is not real salt, as it does not have the minerals that the body actually needs. Knowing the difference between the two can help you make a wise choice, and choose the one that is right for you.

Natural real salt is known to have a number of advantages for good health.

– It helps regulate blood pressure
– It helps regulate water content throughout the body
– Controls aging
– Assists with nerve stimulation and communication, balances the level of sugar in the blood and makes bones firmer as well
– Ensures that the endocrine glands are functioning well
– Assists in digestion and also helps regulate metabolism levels

Natural Salt also helps combat a host of ailments such as emotional disorders, depression, stress, issues with bladder control and muscle weakness and some say, even cancer.

The powers of natural salt they say, can be healing as well. They are known to help treat a host of health problems like asthma, cystic fibrosis, they help prevent muscle cramps, they help in regulating sleep patterns, they reduce persistent and dry cough, help prevent the onset of varicose veins, they are known to prevent gout and gouty arthritis, and also reduce one’s double chin.

So, speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and a Homeopath to learn, how a few changes, like just how you which salt you consume, can make a great difference to your health.