Pink Himalayan salt is a type of rock salt from the Punjab region of Pakistan, near the foothills of the Himalayas.
- How it used?
:People use this type of salt and common table salt in the same way: As part of cooking, to season meals, and to preserve food.
- What's the benefits of Pink Salt?
Rich mineral content
: As it contains up to 98 percent sodium chloride, this means that only around 2 percent is made up of these various trace minerals.
: As pink salt often has larger crystals than table salt, it technically contains less sodium per teaspoon. It also has a saltier flavor than table salt, meaning that a person can use less salt in a serving to achieve the same taste.
An aid to hydration
: Some believe that adding a pinch of pink salt to meals or drinks can help the body achieve optimal fluid balance and prevent dehydration. It is true that sodium is necessary to maintain proper fluid balance. However, this is true of sodium from other sources as well as pink Himalayan salt.