30 Benefits of Salt

30 Benefits of Salt – The Bible tells us we are the salt of the Earth. So I figured I would share the benefits of salt. #BenefitsofSalt

30 Benefits of Salt

“You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.” Matthew 5:13.

This verse tells us if we lose our saltiness, it is hard to add it back. (Light has benefits too and we are also called to be a light)

20+ Benefits of Salt - The Bible tells us we are the salt of the Earth. So I figured I would share the benefits of salt. #BenefitsofSalt

There are many types of salts and some are better for you than others. For example Sea Salt is one of the better salts for you. There is a difference between table salt and sea salt! Other sites also show that Celtic Sea Salt or Pink Himalayan rock salt are better for you too. There is also a point of taking too much salt in too.

Types of Salt

  1. Table Salt
  2. Kosher Salt
  3. Sea Salt
  4. Himalayan Pink Salt
  5. Celtic Sea Salt
  6. Fleur de Sel (Flower of Salt)
  7. Kala Namak (Black Salt)
  8. Flake Salt
  9. Black Hawaiian Salt (Lava Salt)
  10. Red Hawaiian Salt (Alaea Salt)
  11. Smoked Salt
  12. Pickling Salt
  13. Rock Salt
  14. Ice Cream Salt

So if salt can lose its flavor, what good is salt? Does it have any benefits? Let’s find out!

Benefits of salt

  1. Preserves
  2. Flavors (Seasons)
  3. DeIcer (Melts Ice)
  4. Sore Throats
  5. Cleanses
  6. Muscles Cramps
  7. Aids in Hydration
  8. Balances electrolytes and prevents muscle cramping
  9. Helps Nervous Systems
  10. Improves Sleep
  11. Prevents Iodine Deficiency
  12. Chronic Rhinosinusitis
  13. Pain Relief
  14. Holds Water
  15. Cystic Fibrosis
  16. Combats Sun Stroke
  17. Helps Remove Toxins
  18. Works in all temperatures
  19. Prevents Hyponatremia
  20. Ensures Healthy Pregnancy
  21. Improves Cardiovascular Health
  22. Necessary for life
  23. Inexpensive
  24. Prevents Diabetes
  25. Helps in Digestion
  26. Oral Health
  27. Can Decrease Your Appetite
  28. Exfoliate Properties
  29. Purifies
  30. Creates Thirst

What are other benefits of salt?

Feel free to share other benefits of salt in the comments below.

This list are from various websites showing the benefits of salt. Consult your doctor  before using salt for any of these above. From what I read, the list is not talking about table salt either!

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2 thoughts on “30 Benefits of Salt

  1. Hi Steve! I didn’t know salt helps in preventing diabetes. I’ve been a diabetic for more than 5 years now and i’ve been trying everything I can get my hands on to help me control my sugar. Salt is really intriguing. I’ll consult my doctor on how I can integrate it in my diet.

    1. I am not sure how, but when I did a search for benefits of salt (forms of salt) it is what came up on a few places. But of course, you must ask your doctor before trying anything that you read. I think it may be talking about Epson salt, like soaking your feet and things in it.

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