The Good Salt


You may have heard your doctor tell you about the dangers of too much salt in your diet. He is talking about sodium chloride — a chemical and not true salt.

Unrefined natural sea salt is different from common table salt, which is chemically treated and stripped of minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium.

Not only does natural sea salt add flavor to your favorite foods, but it can also help with many different health conditions. According to the book Water & Salt, The Essence of Life by Barbara Hendel, sea salt has been shown to:

  • Help reduce the acidity of your tissues.
  • Help stabilize irregular heartbeats.
  • Balance blood sugar levels.
  • Revitalize nerve cell communication with your brain.
  • Help with the absorption process in your intestinal tract.
  • Prevent muscle cramps.

When shopping for sea salt, be sure that it has not been refined or boiled to produce the crystals. The sea salt should be harvested and allowed to dry by evaporation in order to be labeled “natural.”

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Bob Livingston

founder of Personal Liberty Digest™, is an ultra-conservative American author and editor of The Bob Livingston Letter™, in circulation since 1969. Bob has devoted much of his life to research and the quest for truth on a variety of subjects. Bob specializes in health issues such as nutritional supplements and alternatives to drugs, as well as issues of privacy (both personal and financial), asset protection and the preservation of freedom.

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  • dan

    an excellent reminder, Bob…and the taste difference is so pronounced that one needs far less. As with other spices , fresh ground is even tastier.

    • John

      If you want to brighten up your smile and protect your brain and your childrens developing brain. Brush your teeth with sea salt. Grind a little in a wide mouth juice glass or similar container add filtered water and dip your toothbrush in the water and brush. The first thing you will notice is how much whiter your teeth are and how much cleaner they feel. Learned this from Dr. Al Sears. Works great. Avoid Fluoride at all cost and you can use xylitol as a protector. Does the same thing as Fluoride without the brain, liver and kidney damage.

  • Roger

    Bob, Sodium Chloride is a TRUE SALT,chemically speaking.Ask any CHEMIST. What you should have said is that pure Sodium Chloride is simply that PURE. It lacks all the accompanying compounds (
    Salts etc.) when in its native or natural environment.Some of those other compunds and elements are iron, Iodine,Potassium, Selenium etc.,etc.. What are my qualifications—Graduated with HONOURS in Chemistry

    • Bob Livingston

      Dear Roger,

      You write: “Bob, Sodium Chloride is a TRUE SALT,chemically speaking.” For health purposes they are not the same at all, and most allopathic doctors don’t distinguish them even though they are quite different.

      Best wishes,

      • Roger

        Bob, let’s stay with the point: I was talking about your “NOT A TRUE SALT” comment NOT about the nutritional or lack thereof of pure Sodium Chloride. It IS a “True Salt” and the nutritional value is another argument, about which I would agree with you, as I am also a CERTIFIED Nutritional Consultant so I stand by my original argument that Sodium Chloride IS a true salt, NOT because I believe it but because it is by chemical DEFINITION. I am sure many of your viewers would probalby agree with you for the same reason that you believe so–lack of knowledge in that particular field. It is not a crime to be wrong Bob.

  • mnkysnkle

    Don’t forget the mined natural salts from the ancient salt deposits in Utah. Try Richmond’s from Utah.