Refined table salt is usually 99% sodium chloride. The last 1% is saved for the anti-caking agents added to increase shelf life. The problem is that these anti-caking agents are essentially heavy metals and are toxic to your body.
Refined table salt has aluminum, ferrocyanide, and bleach in it. Theses chemicals additives interfere with one of salt's main functions: to regulate hydration in the body.
Refined salt has that same burning effect on your internal tissues and causes a negative reaction: your body retains water to protect itself, and your cells release water to help dilute, neutralize, and break down the salt. This loss of water dehydrates and weakens your cells and can even cause them to die prematurely.
Table salt is poisonous to your body and is responsible, in great part, for the onset of many terrible diseases including thyroid and metabolic dysfunction.
What's the alternative to common iodized, sodium chloride, and chemical-laden table salt?
"This salt comes from La Laguna de Cuyutlán - the same place in Mexico where the Aztecs got their salt over 500 years ago. Traditional salineros (salt farmers) continue to harvest this salt using an organic, 100% renewable process (evaporated naturally by the sun) to protect the environment and wildlife.
Yes, it's slightly "off-color". Yes, it's soft, it's moist and it clumps. And yes, it tastes far different than any other salt. It literally explodes with flavor.But I know when I'm eating this stuff that it I'm avoiding toxins, I'm avoiding chemicals, I'm eating clean, real stuff and I'm getting over 80 trace minerals for metabolic function, adrenal recovery and athletic performance." — Ben
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