But researchers from holistic health circles, including some independent MDs such as Dr. Brownstein, have embraced pure unrefined sea salt as vital for good health. The taboo on salt has been challenged. Despite its tenure in the archives of modern medicine dogma, this taboo is cracking.
The urge to reduce sodium intake from processed foods is a good thing for anyone. Those sodium contents are heavily processed and some are toxic. MSG is mono-sodium glutamate, for example. Until sea salt started to find a strong steady market, all table salts were highly processed and bleached.