December 1st, 2010 by admin
Nutrients – Trace Elements
Sea salt contains the elements sodium and chlorine and over 40 other elements or trace elements.
These minerals in sea salt are important for the production of the body’s enzymes and also for the entire structure of the organism.
Furthermore, the sea salt is important for the fermentation of proteins in the production of miso and shoyu, these proteins are broken down by fermentation in amino acids.
The natural iodine in sea salt should not be particularly high, so often additional iodine is added to the sea salt. Sometimes it is enhanced with iodine-containing algae.
Processing And Use
Sea salt is produced from sea water in so-called salt works. As already mentioned, it is used as a spice in many foods and dishes for Japanese cuisine.
Moreover, it is still used in the manufacture of many Japanese foods.