Salt— the most widely used choice of food seasoning across the globe comes in many forms with some of the most popular including: table salt, kosher salt and Himalayan pink salt.

Heath messaging and the media claim we should avoid it like the plague to decrease the risk of cardiovascular diseases, but some of these messages need to be taken with, ehh, a grain of salt.

In this article we’ll take a look at the benefits of consuming the ‘right’ kind of salt and how it translates to better health such as favourable body pH balance, increased stomach acid production, and a reduction in sugar cravings.