Which Type of Salt is Healthiest for You?

Kosher, iodized, sea salt, and more—we break down which types of salt are healthiest, tastiest, and best for cooking.

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A guide to salt

From Health magazine

Fancy gourmet salts are super-trendy these days, but what kinds are healthiest for you and work best in your recipes?

Use our guide to see how it all shakes out, and don't forget that the American Heart Association recommends getting less than 1,500 milligrams of sodium a day—that's roughly equal to two-thirds of a teaspoon of table salt.

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