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Boulder Salt® is a balanced blend of sodium, magnesium, potassium and calcium. It is both an electrolyte replacement and a nutritionally superior alternative to sea salt and traditional table salt.

Can Boulder Salt® be substituted for table salt in baking and cooking?

Boulder Salt® can be used 1:1 as a substitute for your regular salt in food preparation, baking and cooking.

What are the nutrition facts for Boulder Salt®?

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How is Boulder Salt® different from ordinary table salt?

Boulder Salt has nearly have the sodium of traditional table salt and also has potassium, magnesium and calcium – salts that are all critical on a biological level.  (Traditional table salt is 99% sodium). Boulder Salt looks a bit different too,  It has a finer texture than most other salts on the market and a more mellow taste.

Why doesn’t Boulder Salt® have iodine?

We do plan to offer our product in the future with Iodine. Our current formulation does not have iodine because it tends to have a metallic taste when added to water. If used simply on foods, it does not have that strong of an aftertaste. The initial formula of Boulder Salt® is intended to be used in both water and on food.

Why does Boulder Salt® look different from other salts on the market?

Boulder Salt® looks different from other salts due to the fact that it is made up of a variety of salts, not just one type of salt. Both the chemical composition as well as the particle sizes of the various salts used in Boulder Salt® are different. There are large “boulders” in our salt, and there are tiny crystals.

Where can I buy Boulder Salt®?

Boulder Salt® is available online through our website and in retails stores in Northern Colorado and on the big island of Hawaii. Click here for a list of current locations:  https://www.bouldersaltcompany.com/retail-locations-with-boulder-salt/

If you would like to see it carried in store near you please let the store management know!

Do you accept international orders?

Yes, although shipping charges will vary. Please contact us for a shipping quote prior to placing your order.

Do you offer bulk discounts?

Yes, we are happy to offer discounted pricing on bulk orders.  Just contact us or send us an email with your requirements and we’ll give you a call by the next business day!

What types of foods are good sources of electrolytes?

In general, food with lots of potassium have little sodium and vice versa. Fruits and veggies are not good sources of sodium, but great sources of potassium.

Check out our Health Page.

Is Boulder Salt® a good way to reduce the amount of sodium I consume on a daily basis?

Yes. Boulder Salt® has nearly ½ the sodium per serving than traditional table salt.

I have high blood pressure, and my doctor has said cut back on sodium, can I use Boulder Salt®?

YES! Boulder Salt® is much lower in sodium chloride than normal table salt, sea salt, and Himalayan Pink Salt making it a healthy alternative!

What does it mean to alkalinize the body and what role does Boulder Salt® serve?

Alkalinizing the body means providing the body with a source of alkaline foods/ingredients. It means shifting your body from an acidic state to a more neutral or alkaline state (our normal state of being is slightly alkaline).

Environmental factors, stress, a diet low in fruits and vegetables or high in meats and other processed foods and especially carbonated drinks can all push our systems into an acidic state. Boulder Salt® is a very alkalinizing mixture of salts.

How much Boulder Salt® can or should I use a day?

It varies depending on your activity level. Up to 4 teaspoons for everyday use, up to 6t. for endurance athletes.  If you are under the care of a physician for a medical condition, consult your doctor first.

What does Boulder Salt® taste like?

Boulder Salt is a soft, mellow-tasting salt. The varying size and shapes of different salts provide a unique taste experience. The tiny calcium and magnesium salts, which are very mild tasting, cover the surface of the sodium and potassium crystals and provide for a mellowing of the “bite” of the sodium and potassium salts.

Can I mix Boulder Salt® with my sports drink or add it to my water bottle?

Yes. If you’re looking to enhance your electrolyte levels, Boulder Salt® is an ideal way to do so! You will likely be surprised at how mellow it tastes in water alone.  It will not significantly alter the taste of most beverages.  However, Boulder Salt is alkaline, so if you add it to an acidic drink you can expect to see the drink temporarily “bubble” or foam-up.

Should I use it before, during, or after competing in an athletic event?

Athletes have used Boulder Salt® during all phases of a competitive event. It’s balanced level of electrolytes make it an ideal addition to your electrolyte replacement regime. It can help you shore up electrolytes, hydrate quickly and help prevent or eliminate cramping.

If you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition, consult your physician.

What does it mean to alkalinize the body and what role does Boulder Salt® serve?

Alkalinizing the body means providing the body with a source of alkaline foods/ingredients. It means shifting your body from an acidic state to a more neutral or alkaline state (our normal state of being is slightly alkaline).

Environmental factors, stress, a diet low in fruits and vegetables or high in meats and other processed foods and especially carbonated drinks can all push our systems into an acidic state. Boulder Salt® is a very alkalinizing mixture of salts and will help neutralize those acids.

Do you offer bulk discounts?

Yes, we are happy to offer discounted pricing on bulk orders.  Just send us an email with your requirements and we’ll give you a call by the next business day!

Have another question? We’d love to hear from you!