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Salt Controversy #2: how much salt should we have?

How much salt … that is the question! For years, doctors and government regulators alike have been telling us to reduce our salt intake for health reasons. They say too much salt can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and even death. But is this true? Is salt really the enemy? While there is…
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The Many Benefits of Sea Salt

New Zealand Salt Producing Centre at Lake Grassmere. Courtesy of Dominion Salt Unrefined Salt is an important ingredient to good health. In fact, no electrolyte is more essential to human survival than salt. The controversy about salt is two-fold: first, about whether iodised salt is good for you and second, about how much salt one should have.…
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History of salt in New Zealand

Lake Grassmere today with its crystallisation Ponds. Compliments of Dominion Salt - Natural Salt Division DID YOU KNOW?  The ponds pink coloration has two causes. First, the normally green micro algae (Dunaliella salina) that live in the brine form a red pigment  in high salt concentrations. The same algae gives the Red Sea its name.…
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