Like with fats, various chemical methods to have exposed surface layers of salt interspersed with inert chemicals are attempts to trick the body. more common with fats really.With salt itself simply changing the surface area exposed is enough to trick the body. i.e. very fine salt is going to be a healthier option for people with high blood sugar than the equivalent "saltiness" of rock salt.
I think, by and large, I prefer synthetics, probably for the same reason people dislike them.
I like purity and simplicity, generally. If a note can have one, well, note, that's cool with me.
I quite like encre noire for this reason (got a bottle last week), and most things I like tend to be quite focused.
the acute injuries don't scare me so much as the long term, degenerative consequences of repetitive concussions.
I admit to having a moral grapple with myself every time I'm about to watch a big fight - sure, some of these guys are paid well, but they're the very, very few, and even then it's only for a few short years. And then the long term effects can completely destroy not only their lives, but also their families'. The inevitable presence of PEDs and the cynicism...