Salt Is a Natural Antidepressant

Author: Carla Fiscina
April 23, 2009

After reading this interesting news, I immediately remembered my dear grandma. She lived in the countryside and passed away more than five years ago. She loved salty foods a lot and always used to add some salt to boiled eggs or fresh tomatoes from her garden. Moreover, she knew an ancient Oriental recipe of some kind of drink called “salty tea” (which involved tea leaves, salt, milk and black pepper – errrgh!). And, you know what, my dear readers: she was always in a good mood, even when she was tied by illness to her bed. Now, the scientists from the University of Iowa discovered unique properties of salt to combat depression and put us in a better mood. Amazing! Read the rest of this entry »