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100% Real Salt.
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Why You’ll Love Fine Salt
While many don’t generally think of salt as a good thing to include in a regular diet, the truth is that “real” salt actually has a number of positive properties that can benefit the body when used in moderation. Redmond Real Fine Salt is the way nature intended it to be, containing more than 60 trace minerals, plus a wonderful flavor that can be sprinkled on anything, from soups and salads to casseroles and omelets, baked goods and fresh roasts. Redmond’s 26 oz. pouch adds instant flavor and healthy goodness to anything you choose.
The nutrition of Redmond Real Salt Fine Salt
Salt and sodium are not synonymous, even though they are often used interchangeably. Sodium is an element that is vital to the human body for maintaining fluid balance as well as being one of the main nutrients used in nerve impulse transmission and muscle contraction. Salt contains sodium and chloride, hence it’s scientific name: sodium chloride.
When it comes to sodium, it’s certainly true that too much of a good thing can be bad for you—in this case, it can lead to high blood pressure or stroke. Processed foods, for example, have loads of it and are considered one of the main culprits of too much sodium in a diet (clocking in at 75 percent of the average American’s intake). So, while it can be tempting to try and cut salt out of your diet completely, when used in moderation it can actually allow you to get the sodium you need without going overboard. By simply eliminating processed foods instead, and cooking your own meals with no more than 1,500 daily milligrams of sodium, you can achieve both your daily nutrition and super flavorful foods.
Redmond Real Fine Salt is also a great swap because, unlike table salt, it doesn’t contain iodine (therefore offering a more pure, delicious taste) nor does it have anti-caking agents and dextrose (a.k.a. sugar). While other salts can also be heat processed and stripped of their natural trace minerals, Redmond Real Fine Salt is unrefined and full of all the good flavor and good-for-you ingredients.
More about the trace minerals in Redmond Real Salt Fine Salt
One of the best reasons to choose Redmond Real Salt Fine Salt is that it’s a natural option with more than 60 trace minerals present. While it’s not enough to make up the daily required amounts (and you should certainly find other sources, too), even just a sprinkle of Redmond’s can provide your diet with an extra boost. Some of the trace minerals in Redmond Real Fine Salt include:
- Calcium, which helps to maintain the strength of teeth and bones
- Potassium, which helps with high blood pressure, inflammation, and heart health
- Magnesium, which helps keep a normal heart rhythm and also cuts down on chronic inflammation
- Iron, which regulates blood flow and oxygen to all parts of the body
- Selenium, which has tons of antioxidant power to help prevent a number of diseases
- Zinc, which supports the immune system and keeps illness at bay
Cooking with Redmond Real Fine Salt
Salt intuitively is used as a seasoning for meats, vegetables, and grains, but it also has a number of other creative applications, too. Here are some of Thrive Market’s favorite ways to use it.
This is one of the more practical applications for salt. Against freshly roasted veggies and tender baked chicken thighs, just a dash of Redmond Real Fine Salt and premade pesto will add the perfect amount of flavor. This no-hassle recipe can also be simply timed to cook in the oven, adding in vegetables as you go, starting with the zucchinis and potatoes. Just be sure to save the tomatoes for last, as they’ll cook the quickest!
Pesto is a super versatile sauce that tastes great on everything from pasta to roasted vegetables—and this version is especially healthy. It’s made with just a pinch of Redmond Real Fine Salt, hemp seeds that provide loads of omega-3 fatty acids, and kale, which is abundant in antioxidants. You can also trade out the parmesan cheese for nutritional yeast to make it a tasty vegan option, too.
A bit salty and a bit sweet, this is the ultimate dessert that updates the classic peanut butter cup candy with a healthier version. They’re sweetened with a touch of maple syrup and raw honey, and dusted with Redmond Real Salt Fine Salt to provide an irresistible bite. Paleo eaters, this recipe is especially for you to cure a nagging sweet tooth and stay on track.
This is a Sunday night roast no one will be expecting. Fragrant thyme and rich olive oil give this roast beef a decadent flavor, while the whole grain mustard and Redmond’s salt adds some zest and unique taste. It takes two hours total to prep, but most of that is simply waiting for it to finish up in the oven—and trust us, it’s worth the wait!
Reviews For Fine Salt
Based on 41 Reviews
Best Salt Ever
You would not expect a salt to have a difference in flavor, but this does and it is subtle, good tasting, and consistent. It's color also makes for a more interesting presentation.
Good flavor in all applications
I've been using this for years. It's the only salt in my kitchen! It works well in all recipes and baked goods.
Real Salt when I want it
Yup, real salt...without the fillers that we see in the grocery store.
Problem is, the local natural market is often sold out. So, Thrive Market ships it to me. Nice.
love real salt!
This salt is not only good for me, it is superior tasting - I haven't found anything I like better!!
No other salt for me
I appreciate that this is pure salt, no anti-caking agents. I enjoy the flavor, seems less salty than my big name brand sea salt. Haven't noticed any grittiness as other reviewers have stated, but I do seem to use more of this than my previous salt.
Redmond Sea Salt
Excellent product, just as represented and shipped PERFECTLY-SAFE AND ON TIME!!!!
Good bag design
Love that it is pure salt and taste is good. A little stronger than I was used to...I dislike how it can be gritty...health benefits outweigh the grit...I will buy again
I threw all other salts out!
This salt is beyond delicious! I'm using less and getting better results. The flavor is so different....it's hard to call anything else "salt" after using this!
go easy on this stuff. it is WAY saltier than himalyan salt and has thrown off a couple of dishes til we figured out what it was. we werent mis-measuring, this stuff needs to be used in moderation!
This is for real
One of the only salts that I do not swell after using. Over processed table salt now has sugar in it, so I could swell and have a sugar fix. Go figure. I am so glad to find Thrive Market with good prices and real natural product. This item can sell for $5 more on the out side. Thrive Market comes very close to navel base prices as well. Thanks Thrive Market for filling in the gap.
It's great! Not overly salty so it allows you to taste your food & enjoy it!
- Nyla Parks
A Premiere Salt.
Premiere salt mined right here in the USA!!! Absolutely wonderful. I am so thrilled to have discovered this company, and am more than pleased to not only get superb, delicious and healthful products, but also proud to support products produced in this incredible nation of ours!!!!
Love, love, love this salt! My daughter introduced it to me and I have banished any other salt from my home! And it's a bargain buying here on Thrive!
Real Salt-Really Good!
Because this is real sea salt, I end up using less of it. Tastes like the salt I grew up with without the fillers (yes, there are fillers in ordinary table salt!).
Great price and tasty salt.
My favorite sea salt
Fast delivery .. my favorite sea salt .. great price
We love this salt. We have met Redmond's employees and they are honest people that I truly believe sell a great product! You can see the minerals in your salt and it's mined from untouched mountains in Utah. I love it!
I've used this brand for years. I bought a shaker bottle more than 20 years ago when I first discovered it on a trip to the Grand Canyon. I have used it ever since. Because of the trace minerals (rock?), it does not fully dissolve. That doesn't bother me. I like the flavor. The fine texture still comes out of my fine-holed salt shaker.
Excellent, and great price.
- Toni Jo
Good everyday use salt. Natural minerals and great flavor.
Really good salt
I love the fact that this salt contains trace minerals, and it's flavour is so much better than old table salt! Once again, Thrive beats the best price I can find locally, and by a long shot.
Extra salty salt
I love salt! And I am lucky to have good blood pressure regardless of what I eat, so I put salt in almost everything I cook. I'm not sure why, but this salt has a more intense flavor than standard salt and other sea salts I've tried. This means you don't need as much! I have been known to warn guests at my house that this is "extra salty salt". I also appreciate the trace minerals and the fact that I can see the different colored grains on my food, unlike white salt which just kind of blends in.
I love this salt, I use it for everything, and I don't have to feel bad about it. The price is right too!
Exceptional product. I love this. I don't have to use as much salt because it has a great taste.
- Thrive Audrey
I love the flavor, but it leaves crunchy, sandy grit in the food. Yuck.
Throw out that table salt!
A definite improvement on the taste of regular table salt, and just as beneficial as the trendy Himalayan or Celtic salts.
Natural salt at its finest!
Whether you are on a Paleo, Vegan, or Gluten Free diet, this is the right salt for you.
This is the purest salt I've had so far. The taste is quite different and so is the texture. Depending on certain foods, the grittiness can be noticeable.
At the beginning, it was difficult not to get distracted from it. However, it contains great health benefits and a high mineral count so it is well worth getting past the granule.
- A. Watkins
Not all sea salt is created equal
So many brands nowadays are capitalizing on "sea salt" when really it's the same refined, nutritionless stuff.
I've used this brand for a couple years and don't tolerate any other salt in my pantry. It has all the trace minerals without tasting like dirt, and the salt itself is more complementary than overpowering when I use it for cooking. And all the other minerals in it interact superbly with whatever I make.
And the bag design is so convenient. I don't know why other salts don't use this design, no more spilled salt or having to use a funnel, I can just securely pour it right into the shaker.
- Lee O.
Real Good, Real Salt
First off, this is not normal salt- keep that in mind. It is a bit stronger than most people are used to and it might throw your taste buds into a frenzy. I tastes really pure and does not come out gritty very often is an excellent seasoning.
I love that it was made in the USA and comes in a cool bag. This is the only salt that I have ever bought that had a spout for dispensing. The negative is also the positive- its pretty strong.
- Justin Ortiz
Helps reduce water retention!
I noticed a few years ago that even the smallest amount of salt was making me retain water. I decided to cut salt out completely just because it wasn't worth it to me. My doctor suggested Redmond Real Salt and I'm so grateful he did! I can't tell the difference when comparing the taste to normal salt, and I can finally enjoy the salty taste on my foods again! It seems like my body recognizes that this is a good, healthy product and I don't have the water retention issues like I used to! Even if you don't have these problems, I definitely recommend this salt!
I'll never buy any other brand of salt
This is hands down the best sea salt you can find. Do yourself a favor and go ahead and put it in your cart. Your body and your taste buds will thank you.
Loved the taste and health benefits of Real Salt however I found it to be "gritty"
The real deal in salt
Redmond offers some incredible salts. I've used their products for over a few years now, and have never found a better source for all of my recipes that call for traditional or flavored salts. Their Onion and Garlic organic salts are certainly among my favorites...and their Kosher course salt is ideal for tenderizing thriftier cuts of grass fed meats. Try their clay products too.
- Mitch Reed
This is some real fine salt. Tasty and wholesome.
One of my Top Brands
The flavor is amazing!
- Thrive User
Tasty Sea Salt
I really find this sea salt savory and earthy. It tastes so good! I really feel great about the fact they don't take anything or add anything. I have used many other sea salts over the years, but none had the flavor like this one, nor did they bring out the natural flavor of my foods like this one does. It is absolutely lovely!
Best Sea Salt Out There
I have tried many brands of sea salt, this however is the very best of the best. It is completely natural. They don't take anything away or add anything either making it the most natural sea salt I have ever tried. It is so much better than any other sea salt I have ever had. I really love it! It makes every recipe better with such great flavor and it is healthier than regular table salt. I feel really great about using this salt in my food!
- S. Sawyer
Good For Your Body
I went on a date with a guy who refused to add any salt to his meal unless it was sea salt, and while he was kinda boring, he did end up teaching me a lot about sea salt and why it's MUCH better for your body than the table salt you find in most food and restaurants. I picked up some of this sea salt, and I'm so, so impressed. Just a little bit of this stuff goes a long way. In fact, I compared, and I used about 1/4 of what I normally use in food to salt my food. It has a much more flavorful taste than regular table salt. It also feels a bit more course and granular than regular table salt, but that's a good thing too.
I'm never going back to regular table salt.
- Kesha N.
You won't look at salt the same way
Until I tasted Real Salt, I thought I knew what good salt was. I'd converted to sea salt after some research, because I knew it was evaporated sea water, pretty pure stuff.
Then I tried what Redmond had to offer and my goodness. There is no comparison. This salt doesn't just make things salty, it brings out flavor like you wouldn't believe. It has all the trace minerals other companies leech out of salt that are healthy and natural and good for your body. Trust me, do yourself a favor and just buy one bag. I swear to you, you won't go back to any other salt. Take the challenge and write a review.
- Jessalyn M.
As real as it gets
You don't really understand what this company means by real until you taste its salt. This is pure salt, I'm talking salt with all the elements that make salt natural, none of it filtered out, so you taste the minerals that are captured when salt is sourced. It's quite simply, the best, most pure and earthy salt I've ever tasted in my life.
- Jonathan Meyers
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