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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium

Sodium is a chemical element with symbol Na (from Latin natrium) and atomic number 11. It is a soft, silvery-white, highly reactive metal. Sodium is an alkali ...

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyEating/Nutrition/Sodium-and-Salt_UCM_303290_Article.jsp

Apr 21, 2017 ... The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and how the average American diet ...

sodiumbreakup.heart.org/how_much_sodium_should_i_eat

Find out how much sodium the American Heart Association recommends and get tips for keeping track of how much sodium and salt you're eating.

medlineplus.gov/sodium.html

Table salt is made up of the elements sodium and chlorine - the technical name for salt is sodium chloride. Your body needs some sodium to work properly.

www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/sodium/art-20045479

You probably aren't even aware of just how much sodium is in your diet. Consider that a single teaspoon of table salt, which is a combination of sodium and ...

www.gbhealthwatch.com/Nutrient-Sodium-Overview.php

Too much sodium normally leads to hypertension and kidney damage. Most of the sodium consumed in the American diet is from processed food. Even low ...

www.choosemyplate.gov/sodium

Most of us get more sodium than we need. While adding salt to your food is a source of sodium, it may not be the main reason that your sodium intake is high.

www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/salt-and-sodium/sodium-health-risks-and-disease

In most people, the kidneys have trouble keeping up with the excess sodium in the bloodstream. As sodium accumulates, the body holds onto water to dilute the  ...

www.rsc.org/periodic-table/element/11/sodium

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

www.healthline.com/health/sodium-blood

Sep 13, 2016 ... A sodium blood test is a routine test that allows your doctor to see how much sodium is in your blood. It's also called a serum sodium test.