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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. 

Show notes:

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?

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