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What is salt?

Salt is the chemical compound NaCi(Sodium Chloride)

How is salt made?

It can be made two ways. Evaporated from sea water or mined from the earth

Why is iodine added to salt?

It prevents people from getting goiters and gives people the amount of iodine needed.

Interesting facts

  • Pound bars of salt were once used as the basic currency of Ethiopia
  • In the 1800's salt was 4 times as expensive as beef