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Health Capsules for December 05, 2012

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    AnalogGenius  almost 6 years ago

    If it were pure it would be plain white. It is contaminated by pollutants, which are the cause of the pink or gray color.

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    runar GC Insider almost 6 years ago

    From the Wikipedia entry on Himalayan salt:

    “In 2003 the Bavarian consumer protection agency Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit analyzed 15 specimens of Himalaya salt sold in Germany and could detect a total of 10 different minerals: sodium and chloride (98%) and other minerals. This agency states that these salts come from Pakistan and can, like all salts, cause hypertension (high blood pressure). German public television broadcaster ZDF presented the analyzed chemical composition of Himalayan salt, stating that the specimen contained 95–96% sodium chloride that was contaminated with 2–3% polyhalite (gypsum) and small amounts of 10 other different minerals.”If that’s uncontaminated, then the Cuyahoga River is pure spring water.Tomorrow: Using carnelian crystals to cure the common cold…
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    Prof_Bleen  almost 6 years ago

    Not to mention that Himalayan salt lacks iodine. If your salt manufacturer has a gigantic goiter, best to change brands.

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