Salt has gotten quite the bad reputation over the last few decades. Low-sodium diets, warnings against adding salt to meals, and high levels of salt in preserved foods have all created a culinary culture that cringes at the thought of incorporating any more than is necessary into a diet. But the truth, surprising as it may be, is that natural salt is actually great for your body. Not iodized, chemical laden table salt, but Himalayan crystal salt.
To understand the difference between these two, here are their basic properties: