Why Is Sodium Important to the Body?

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It is important for osmoregulation and fluid maintenance of the human body. It also plays a pivotal role in enzyme operation and muscle contraction. Other health benefits of sodium include heart performance, nervous system and glucose absorption.
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Although sodium has a lot of uses which have absolutely nothing to do with the body, it's most important uses is what it does in our bodies. Sodium actually helps to maintain our body fluid homeostasis. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium#Biological_role
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