Table salt (sodium chloride, NaCl; also used the name of « sodium chloride », « table salt », « rock salt », « food salt » or simply « salt ») — food product. The hammer as is a small white crystals. Salt natural origin almost always has impurities of other inorganic salts, which may give it shades of different colors (usually gray or brown). Available in different types: coarse and fine grinding, pure and iodized, etc. . Produced by digestion salts, see «. Saltworks », « salter » from: deposited lump salt, which is extracted from the « salt waterfalls », by natural evaporation of sea water from the caverns. Depending on the purity of the shares on the food rock and feed; sedimentary salt, which is mined from the depths of the salt lakes or in salt cave lakes. Depending on the purity of the shares on the food rock and feed; rock salt, which is produced by the development of mines. Not subjected to heat and aqueous processing. Depending on the purity of the shares on the food rock and feed. In cooking salt is used as an important seasoning. Salt is familiar to every person characteristic flavor, without which food seems fresh. This feature of salt due to human physiology, but people often consume salt more than necessary for the physiological processes. The salt has a mild antiseptic properties; 10-15% salt content prevents the development of putrefactive bacteria that causes its widespread use as a food preservative and other organic mass (skin, wood glue). Now there are many exotic varieties of salt (smoked French, pink Peruvian, Himalayan rock pink - produced by hand in the mountains of the Himalayas, mainly in Pakistan and pr.), some restaurants (such as the Thai resort of Phuket) There are even special « salt sommelier ».