Frequently Asked Questions.
Salt is a mineral that is composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl). Salt occurs naturally in many parts of the world and is It is a crystalline solid, white, pale pink or light gray in color, normally obtained from sea water or rock deposits. Edible rock salts may be slightly grayish in color because of mineral content Some salt is on the earth's surface, such as the dried-up residue of ancient seas.
For human consumption salt comes in unrefined salt such as sea salt
, refined salt such as table, and salt
It is one of the oldest food seasonings. The taste of salt is one of the basic human tastes. Salt is also an important method in food preservation.
Sodium and chloride ions, the two major components of salt, are needed by all known living creatures in small quantities. Salt is involved in regulating the water content of the body. However, too much salt increases the risk of health problems, including high blood pressure.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that individuals consume no more than 1500–2300 mg of sodium (3750–5750 mg of salt) per day depending on age.
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