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Is there any harm in consuming raw salt?

Q: Is there any harm in consuming raw salt and not cooked salt? Many people say it is unhealthy to have raw salt. Is it true?

A:There is no harm in consuming raw salt, but it is not advised because you tend to increase salt intake. It is always better to consume less salt in order to have good health. When you add table salt or salt from top you are increasing your salt intake, which may lead to health problems. High salt intake is related to heart diseases, kidney problems to mention a few. So always keep your intake of salt less.

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