Highlights

  • Sendha namak contains a higher amount of potassium as compared to regular sea salt. 
  • Ayurveda associates sendha namak with cooling properties.
  • Sendha namak is allowed during the Navratri vrat. 

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Clinical nutritionist Rupali Datta breaks down the reason behind why people switch to sendha namak while fasting.

Navratri 2021 Vrat: During Navratri, people consume only a limited number of fast-friendly food items. While some food items like fruits and kuttu atta are allowed, there are other items like regular table salt which comes under the restricted category.  This is when sendha namak comes to the rescue and it can be consumed during fasts. 

Clinical nutritionist Rupali Datta breaks down the reason behind why people switch to sendha namak while fasting.

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