Himalayan Pink Salt Used As a Natural Alternative to Table Salt

Himalayan pink salt is salt derived from the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains. It has been used for thousands of years by the people of Tibet and Nepal. Today, it is popular worldwide as a natural alternative to table salt as well as for cooking and as a natural way to add color and flavor to foods. This salt is now being used by many health conscious cooks and chefs not only because of its ability to add nutrient value to the foods, but also because of the beautiful natural pinkish-brown color of this salt.