Updated December 25th, 2021
Table salt is a natural at bringing out food's flavours and aromas. Its fine, uniformly-shaped crystals make it the best choice where precise measurements are critical, like in baking.
The sodium in salt helps to control blood pressure and is necessary for nerve and muscle function. People need to eat salt for normal cell function and to maintain the acid balance of the blood. Table salt contains iodine, which is another essential nutrient.
Regular table salt comes from salt mines and is processed to eliminate minerals.
As with all spices, Salt should be stored in a cool, dark place, as heat, moisture and sunlight will reduce its flavor.
Usually found in the Spice Aisle.