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What are the differences between sea salt and table salt?

Vandana  R. Sheth
Nutrition & Dietetics

Both Sea salt and Table salt provide sodium

  • Table salt per tsp provides ~2325 mg sodium (table salt is usually iodized although uniodized versions are also available)
  • Sea salt per tsp provides ~1570 mg sodium (the purity of sea salt adds a gourmet flavor to foods)

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