Take matters into your own hands, help prevent heart failure and cramp.
People have different eating habits. Eating lots of vegetables without adding salt is not recommended. The strong presence of potassium in fruit and vegetables requires a salt balance. That way you prevent cramps and heart failure. Potassium and salt are additional powers for your body. Cramps are usually the result of an imbalance of potassium and salt. Usually too little of one or the other.
Bamboo salt is much more expensive than table kitchen salt (1 gram of once-roasted bamboo salt costs € 0.08 and 1 gram of 9 times roasted bamboo salt costs € 0.29). But many people experience very positive things by choosing bamboo salt over ordinary salt. They say it differs like day and night. They are in good health.
How much bamboo salt should one use?
Korea is addicted to this wonder salt. Kimchi with bamboo salt = healthy food.
Generally speaking, the younger you are and the healthier your eating and living habits are, the less bamboo salt you need. The more unhealthy and older you are, the more your body and mind crave for bamboo salt.
More bamboo salt is needed by endurance athletes, ultra-active athletes or those who sweat quite a bit, or on hot days.
In Korea there are bamboo salt users who swear by 20 g of bamboo salt per day.
Specialists in South Korea recommend:
a consumption of 1 to 4 g of 9-times roasted bamboo salt per day (letting it gently melt on the tongue) and
5 to 7 grams of once or twice-roasted bamboo salt daily. (Ideal for kimchi and soup)
Kimchi conquers Europe. Fermented vegetables prepared with their favorite salt are currently popular.
Bamboo salt is used in all sorts of ways in Korea. Bamboo salt toothpaste, bamboo salt tooth powder, fish salted with bamboo salt, soy sauce with bamboo salt, kimchi (fermented vegetables) with bamboo salt, etc…
Kimchi is a traditional side dish in Korea of mostly fermented cabbage with vegetables. The bottling of vegetables, an art that is popular in Korea, came about through salt. The type of salt used helps to determine the taste and digestability of kimchi. No salt does this better than Korean bamboo salt.
Some fanatics always have a little bamboo salt in their pocket when they go to a restaurantor on vacation or on a business trip.