Salt – the age old debate

Do you get paid a salary? Do you have a colleague who is “worth their salt”? Ever described someone as the “salt of the earth”? Do you know the origin of the word “salad”?

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Image by Philipp Kleindienst from Pixabay

Salt has been at the heart of human existence for millenia. In the first of a series of articles Chris Kresser covers the history of salt and how it became such a valuable commodity across human cultures.

It’s worth a thought. Why was salt so fundamental to the development of human societies? There are plenty of other white powders that might have fulfilled that role but no – it was salt.

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About BeccaH

Sports Therapist and runner. I love running more than running loves me. Never mind.
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