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Sodium /ˈsoʊdiəm/ is a chemical element with symbol Na (from Greek Νάτριο) and atomic number 11. It is a soft, silver-white, highly reactive metal. In the...

Sodium in diet: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Sodium occurs naturally in most foods. The most common form of sodium is sodium chloride, which is table salt. Milk, beets, and celery also naturally contain  ...

Consumers > Sodium in Your Diet: Use the Nutrition Facts Label ...

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Despite what many people think, use of the salt shaker is not the main cause of too much sodium in your diet. In fact, over 75% of dietary sodium comes from ...

Sodium - Element information, properties and uses | Periodic Table

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Element Sodium (Na), Group 1, Atomic Number 11, s-block, Mass 22.990. Sources, facts, uses, scarcity (SRI), podcasts, alchemical symbols, videos and images.

Sodium - Periodic Table of Elements: Los Alamos National Laboratory

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History. From the English word, soda; Medieval Latin, sodanum: a headache remedy. Long recognized in compounds, sodium was first isolated by Davy in 1807 ...

Sodium (Na) - Chemical properties, Health and Environmental effects

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Atomic number. 11. Atomic mass. 22.98977 g.mol <sup>-1</sup>. Electronegativity according to Pauling. 0.9. Density. 0.97 g.cm <sup>-3</sup> at 20 °C. Melting point. 97.5 °C.

Sodium»the essentials [WebElements Periodic Table]

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Sodium is a Group 1 element (or IA in older labelling styles). Group 1 elements are often referred to as the "alkali metals". The chemistry of sodium is dominated  ...

Sodium: the facts - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Sodium:the facts. Americans consume too much sodium. High sodium consumption raises blood pressure, and high blood pressure is a major risk factor for ...

Get the Facts: Sodium and the Dietary Guidelines - Centers for ...

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the report: □ The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that Americans consume less than. 2,300 milligrams (mg) of sodium per day as part.

CDC - Salt Home - DHDSP

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Jan 19, 2016 ... View information and resources on Salt and Sodium from the CDC.

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Sodium and Salt - American Heart Association

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6 days ago ... The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and how the average American diet ...

Sodium (Chloride) | Linus Pauling Institute | Oregon State University

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Español. Salt (sodium chloride) is essential for life. The tight regulation of the body's sodium and chloride concentrations is so important that multiple ...

It's Elemental - The Element Sodium

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The Element Sodium - Basic Physical and Historical Information.