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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Kosher salt

While you get more precise measurements cooking with table salt, many pro chefs go for kosher—which is flatter, lighter, and flakier—because the irregularly shaped granules add subtle crunch.

Bottom line: Use it to salt your food. Larger grains give you less sodium per teaspoon.

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