The Truth About Salt : Dr. Leonard

The Truth About Salt

saltSalt – So much controversy, but what’s the truth?

It seems like forever now all you hear is “salt is bad for you”. You hear of people with health conditions like high blood pressure or heart conditions being placed on bland low or no salt diets. But why is that? Don’t salts exist naturally in food we eat?

The problem comes in with table salt (also called Iodized salt). This may come as a shock, but table salt is comprised of sodium chloride and along with that often contaminated with sand and glass. Herein lies the problem. When you consume this lovely mixture the sand and glass are abrasive. They scratch and make small tears in your body including your veins. Your body reacts by trying to patch and heal with fats (cholesterol). This often causes your body to make more cholesterol than needed and cause blockages and in more extreme cases can lead to stroke or heart attack. So it does make sense that doctors place you on a salt restricted diet.

What the medical community is missing here is that salt is an important component to the human body.

1. Salt helps with regulation of blood pressure.
Sodium maintains your body’s balance of fluid and water retention. It helps maintain a healthy blood pressure.

2. Nerve Function
Sodium supports proper nerve function. A deficiency can cause muscle cramps.

3. Digestion

Salt also aids in digestion and can affect kidney function helping to retain nutrients.

So, if your body needs salt but table salt is bad and even dangerous what are you supposed to do?

Up until recent years Sea Salt was a wonderful choice. Made by nature it filled all the good benefits of salt and none of the bad. With recent environmental changes – such as the Gulf and other oil spills followed by the dumping of thousands of gallons of toxic oil dispersant Corexit as well as Fukushima Nuclear Plant’s continuing radiation leak, sea salt is no longer our recommendation as you may be causing more problems than you are healing.

This leaves us with the best choice of all – Pink Himalayan salt. Himalayan salt is one of the most profound and fundamental health re-discoveries of our time. This crystalline, unrefined salt comes from the original prime body of sea—The Primal Sea.

Located deep below the earth’s surface, Himalayan salt was created when the primal sea was dried up by the sun and then compressed over millions of years by the pressure of the landmasses that formed the top of it.

Taken from the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, Himalayan salt is still hand mined and sun dried. By keeping these practices, the salt maintains its original properties containing 94 different minerals and trace minerals our bodies are made up of, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper and iron.

These are minerals our body was designed to utilize. Our soil has been depleted for the most part and they are no longer absorbed by the fruits and vegetables we eat so most of us are not getting them at all.

Pink salt is a wonderful addition to everyone’s daily diet and unlike table salt, which is damaging to the body, it heals and re-mineralizes.

Because of these minerals Himalayan pink salt can:

Create an electrolyte balance
Increases hydration
Regulate water content both inside and outside of cells
Balance pH (alkaline/acidity) and help to reduce acid reflux
Prevent muscle cramping
Aid in proper metabolism functioning
Strengthen bones
Lower blood pressure
Help the intestines absorb nutrients
Prevent goiters
Improve circulation
Dissolve and eliminate sediment to remove toxins

It is even said to support libido, reduce the signs of aging, and detoxify the body from heavy metals.

For the best quality Pink Himalayen Salt please visit

Source: Natural News & HCBL – Author: Sarah Barendse

Filed Under: Health Freedom


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  1. Lisa says:

    Hi, I recently saw Dr. Coldwell on a cancer documentary, which was great, and he gave figures of table salt being 1/3 glass 1/3 sand and 1/3 salt. Above it says, contaminated with glass and sand. If 2/3 of table salt was insoluble wouldn’t this be widely known? Thank you.

  2. craig says:

    My question is exactly the same as above, I cant help but wonder why it dissolves if 2 3rds of the claimed ingredients cannot be dissolved.

  3. Cheryl says:

    My question is how does the salt and glass get through the intestines? If salt have sand and glass in it wouldn’t it be filtered in the intestines and come out of the rectum?

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  5. Please explain how sand gets into the bloodstream, and how do you know this is happening?
    I see no other data on this, and it is VERY interesting.

  6. JoAnne says:

    Hi, I’m no excpert, but from the studying i’ve done, abbrasive anti-caking materials, make little (micro-scopic) inscinsions cuts tear in the wall lining of the intestines. This breaks the protective barrier and foriegn substances pass through and enter the bloodstream this way. Hope this helps.
    Do a study on the leaky gut syndrome

  7. ezequiel says:

    Hi Dr. the himalayan salt does not have an excessive amount of fluoride?

  8. admin says:

    Why would it have an excessive amount of fluoride?


  9. Regina says:

    I would imagine that the particles of sand and glass would be so small that it would not be seen after the salt dissolves. That is how it passes so easily to other parts of the body, and after a time of accumulation is probably when the damage occurs. Also all the minerals in pink salt, so I have read, are trace amounts. There are also some nasty things in the salt that he did not mention. Such as radium, uranium, and polonium, tin, aluminum, thallium, and some others…look it up.I don’t know if the bad stuff is so minute that it wouldn’t hurt you, but I would do some investigating before you use very much of it.

  10. Nati says:

    I’ve heard that in addition to healthy minerals, Himalayan salt contains radioactive elements (plutonium, uranium, strontium, etc)and some other poisonous substances. Is Himalayan salt still safe to use and why?

    Thank you

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