Salt for Survival

Most people don’t think of salt as something that they need for survival. But in reality, salt is essential for survival, and is an important part of keeping your body in balance.

In a high energy situation your body can lose a lot of salt through sweating. In fact, a lot of the popular sports drinks on the market today work by replenishing your body with the salts you lose during strenuous exercise.

Your body can lose a lot of salt from sweating, it’s important to have a source of salt to keep your body in top shape.


Where to Find Salt in the Wild


  1. MARC
    August 24, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    I was thinking of adding a little to my water storage, would that be a good idea, thanks

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      Off Grid Survival
      August 24, 2012 at 2:29 pm

      I would not add salt to my storage water. Drinking salt water in a survival situation is never a good idea. Just keep the salt, and use it as needed.

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