Table salt is toxic and lacks the nutrients contained in unrefined raw sea salt. During the refining and bleaching of salt, the trace minerals are also removed. Salt helps stabilize and regulate heartbeat. Sodium is essential for proper muscular function. Salt helps minimize the effects of stress by maintaining proper melatonin, serotonin, and tryptamine levels in the brain. It helps the body hold water sufficiently for proper cell hydration, it removes cellular acidity and acts as an alkalizer, it boosts your immune system and strengthens bones while preventing osteoporosis. Salt provides a buffer for blood sugar levels and helps your thyroid absorb iodine.