E102 - Salt 101, with Darryl Bosshardt, MBA (1 of 2)
Darryl Bosshardt (@redmondrealsalt) is a salt expert - having worked in and studied salt and minerals his whole life. He is passionate about healthy living, healthy eating and life-long learning. Darryl grew up working for the family mineral business, Redmond Real Salt, in Redmond, UT and then earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Southern Utah University followed by an MBA at Western Governor's University.
06:20 Darryl’s background, introduction, and family’s history of building a salt empire!
09:07 Sea salt, pink Himalayan salt, and table salt….. What’s the difference?
12:11 How ancient civilizations valued and utilized salt.
16:39 Is ancient sea salt as nutritionally beneficial as freshly sourced sea salts such as Celtic Sea Salt®?
18:24 Matthew 5:13: “You are the salt of the earth….” Is there a connection between contamination of salt an sin in a Christian’s faith walk?
21:00 Walking through Redmond Real Salt’s mineral analysis resource to uncover EXACTLY what is in Redmond Real Salt®.
24:04 Deep dive into the science of salts, and how to tell for sure whether a salt is REALLY a mineral-rich SEA SALT.
26:58 The importance of proper sodium-to-potassium ratios and electrolyte balancing in a low-carb bodybuilding competition prep.
29:32 Why the general population is deficient in potassium today; the importance of potassium supplementation to achieve the amounts research shows our ancestors consumed; dietary and supplemental suggestions.
33:06 Textural and behavioral characteristics of “cheap” salts compared to sea salts.
37:42 Favorite finishing salts; kosher and special cuts, & tips on how to enjoy them!
44:31 Problems with salt companies of today, and what to beware of as a buyer.
49:22 Stereotypes of salt today and the unfortunate miseducation we’ve received (we’ve been DUPED!)
50:00 Travelling with your favorite salt varieties so you’re always prepared when it’s meal time!
54:02 Should consumers be concerned about any heavy metal contamination in sea salt due to environmental pollution?