Salt is now available in a variety of colors and textures said to improve your cooking experience. There are also claims suggesting that some salts are healthier than others.
Table salt is the most commonly used salt in cooking and is generally iodized, meaning that iodine has been added. It may also be called iodized salt.
Iodine is added to help people get enough iodine in their diet, which is important to prevent goiter, a thyroid gland condition. Table salt is a fine, granulated salt and is a good choice when cooking.