Do you know where your salt comes from? Sea Salt is produced through evaporation of ocean water or saltwater lakes with very little processing where normal table salt is typically mined from underground salt deposits. So what’s the difference?Table Salt
Normal table salt comes from underground salt deposits and must be refined and processed to give it that fine texture normal salt has. Processing strips table salt of any healthy minerals it may have contained and it often contains additives that prevent clumping or caking. Check out this article about just saying “NA” to excess sodium.
Sea Salt takes much less processing because it’s produced through the evaporation of saltwater lakes and ocean water. Sea Salts natural rocky form is kept rather than being processed into a fine texture. It also contains the natural minerals it started with. Sea Salt is a key ingredient in Kramp Krushers to help restore electrolytes lost through sweat during long training sessions. Restoring electrolytes helps regulate bodily fluids, support muscle and nerve function and maintain normal blood pressure.
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Sea salt can is more pure because it contains no additives and carries more minerals. Though, sea salt still contains the same sodium content as table salt. Therefore, if you’re trying to cut down on salt, switching to sea salt may be a great change for the purities but you will still need to watch your intake.