What are the benefits of pink Himalayan salt?

Posted 02 December 2016

Himalayan Crystal salt has quickly gained steam as a new health fad. What are the benefits? Here’s the sceptical view….

If you’re one of the workers in a salt mine, the benefits are obvious. You get a paycheck. If you are a store that sells pink Himalayan salt, you make handsome profits.

Superstitious people who believe malarkey like “Himalayan salt is more like your blood” or “Himalayan salt is more natural” will pay huge amounts of money for it, resulting in profit margins anywhere from 15 times to 25 times higher than for regular salt.

If you’re a person who eats salt, there are no benefits. None. Zip. Zero.

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