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A Scientific Look into Preservation of Food with Salt
20 Jul
Published in Science Facts

A Scientific Look into Preservation of Food with Salt

Salt serves four main purposes in the preservation of food, especially meats.


1)The first is inducing osmosis: this process involves the movement of water outside of the membranes of the cells, which in turn reabsorb the salted water back into the cell; this process assists in the destruction of harmful pathogens (harmful microorganisms).