Types and Benefits of Salt

By | April 4, 2016

When you are cooking dish, there is one ingredient that you will mostly use. That ingredient is salt. It is hard or even we can say no food that being cooked without using it. Crucial ingredient for flavoring to your food. Some example of food using  this ingredient are Salmon with Green Bean, Italian Cod RoastedSesame Green Bean, Chicken Mushroom and Remen Soup, ROASTED SWEET POTATOES WITH HONEY AND CINNAMON, Butternut Squash Recipes, Butternut Squash and Kale Stir Fry, quinoa recipes  with  Kele salad, most of Soup recipes, AND STILL MANY OTHERS.

Benefits of Salt 

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However, do you ever think that salt  could benefits for your health? Do you know that there are many types of it for cooking? If you want to know about the benefits for health and type  for cooking, you can read it through this article.

For many years, we believed that it is not healthy. Most of us think that it will cause someone suffer from hypertension. Actually, that is not true. There is no study that can prove it. Even we can say that it is able to provide many more benefits for our health. Below are some benefits of salt for our health.

  • To control your blood sugar level

If you are hardly controlling your blood sugar level, then you can try consuming more. Why? It is because it can improve insulin sensitivity.

  • It is good for antihistamine

Salt could  solve allergic reaction and also asthma. If you have asthma or allergic problem, you can sprinkle a pinch of salt on your tongue. It will help solving your problem.

Our body has  special hormone named Adrenaline . However, not good having too much adrenaline hormone. It will lead us to experience stress. If you often feel stress, then you can use salt for solving it.

Types of Salt 

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If you are often cooking dish, then you should  aware about the type. Each type is having different usage purposes. Here are 3 types of it that usually used for cooking:

  1. Kosher

Kosher is the first type  that used for cooking. It is fast enough to be dissolved and it can be used for any food you cook.

  1. Crystalline Sea Salt

The crystalline sea salt is appropriate enough for fresh salad and any kind of fillet dish.

  1. Fleur De Sal

Fleur de sal is special type which you can use as table. Fleur de sal could  add  taste to any kind of your food.

Flavored Salt


Well, you have seen the benefits for health and kind  for cooking. Now, we will share to you about how to make delicious and flavoring salt which you can use for many purposes. It is not hard to make it.

Here, the entire ingredients, prepare for making delicious and flavoring :

  • Kosher salt ¼ cup
  • Chili pepper 1 teaspoon (dried)
  • Oregano 1 teaspoon (dried and chopped thinly)
  • Thyme 1 teaspoon (dried and chopped thinly)
  • Basil 1 teaspoon (dried and chopped thinly)
  • Make sure every ingredient is dried enough. If your herb is not dried enough, you can dry it with using oven.
  • Grab a bowl and start mixing with the entire ingredients.
  • Store  it in the airtight container.

You can use this flavoring one for improving your food taste. You can add it in your sandwich and even on your soup etc.

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