Trying to eat healthy and avoid all the major pitfalls of American food?
It is no secret that most of us consume way more sodium than our bodies need.
Have you heard about halotherapy? “Halo” literally mean “salt” in Greek. For centuries, monks there and elsewhere in Europe used naturally-occurring “salt caverns” in their local regions for healing respiratory conditions and skin ailments as well as for energizing the mind.
Now modern practitioners are getting into the act, offering “saltroom therapies” for modern conditions like COPD, asthma and air pollution. Can natural salt really help you heal from chronic illnesses, including cancer? Centuries of practical use as well as modern research say yes – and here’s why.
Our planet is drowning in plastic. It has contaminated our land and water, and now is being found in salt, in particularly the healthy, mineral-rich sea salt.
A new study has tested 16 brands of sea salt from eight different countries, and 15 of them contained traced of microplastics (MPs).
Microplastics are plastic particles sized just between 1 and 1000 micrometer. They are tiny, but there are so many of them out there that many scientists are considering microplastic pollution the biggest environmental problem with not enough attention being drawn to it.
With a barrage of warnings about health threats everywhere, one less thing to worry about is welcome news. After decades of doctors' advice, low-sodium foods, health labels and warnings, it has come out that it was all a mistake. Salty foods never did cause heart attacks.
I’ve always had a particular difficulty eliminating salt from my diet. Along with caffeine, salt is the one thing that always crept back up in my diet after every attempt of eliminating or reducing it. I don’t have any difficulty not consuming refined sugar, bread, gluten, animal products, oils and processed foods. But salt is another story.
Some people tend to crave sweets, while others typically crave salty foods. If you fall into the former category, you may believe that you don’t need to worry much about your salt intake. After all, you don’t crave chips, salted nuts, and popcorn. What could be the problem? But the truth is, you should probably be concerned no matter what your food preferences. In fact, many of the top sources of salt in an American diet might surprise you, according to the results of new research.
Pepper, salt and lemon are not only things you put on a salad. They can also be used as medicine.
Actually, many people around the world use these ingredients to treat everyday ailments. Another reason may be the expensive medical care, so that is why many people are trying natural homemade remedies.
Here is what you can treat with black pepper, lemon and sea salt:
Ominous warning symbols are popping up on restaurant menus in New York—should you take note?
Solar polar has officially been outdone. This innovative lamp designed by SALt (Sustainable Alternative Lighting), a company based out of the Philippines, literally provides hours of light – and from just one glass of water and two spoons of salt.