2/B or not 2/B":3atmpvlo said:Isn't it a necessary component of our blood? For people who lived before salt and pepper shakers, I think they got it from eating plants and animals and also from trading with other people who lived near the ocean, salt flats, etc. Take oxygen. Gotta have it to live, crave it if you don't get enough, die if you get too much... an the same with some other elements right? Copper, magnesium, etc. Look at our cattle. We don't just give them salt and minerals for their enjoyment do we?