These salt pictures will help explain exactly what salt is and the historical and cultural effects that salt has had on the world. Check out these pictures of salt.
Salt enhances and intensifies flavors of many different kinds of foods.
A salt-refining plant near Murcia, Spain
Shannon Loitz gives her mother, Cheryl, a taste of salt from the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.
In terms of frequency, salt -- or sodium chloride -- appeared more times on the fast-food menus we surveyed than any other ingredient.
Sylvia Frost floats on the Great Salt Lake in Utah.
Sumo wrestler Chiyotaiki purifies the ring with salt at the Grand Sumo Championship.
Salt deposits on the Dead Sea shoreline show its decreasing water level.
Young Nationalist supporters of Mahatma Gandhi break salt laws by filling containers with sea water in Bombay, India
As you can see -- animals love salt. These reindeer are licking the salt from the road.
Aquygen is hydrogen that is separated from water molecules that are undergoing an electric shock. Learn about the creation of Aquygen gas. To learn more about salt and other foods, check out How Salt Works.