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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


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  ...

How much sodium should I eat per day? - Sodium Break Up ...


The American Heart Association explains its sodium recommendations, including how much to eat and why not to be concerned with getting too little salt.

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


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

Sodium - Element information, properties and uses | Periodic Table


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

CDC - Salt Home - DHDSP


Jun 1, 2016 ... View information and resources on Salt and Sodium from the CDC.

Sodium: the facts - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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

Surprising High-Sodium Foods - Health.com


If a food doesn't taste salty, that doesn't mean it doesn't contain a lot of sodium. Here's how to spot the salt that's hiding in your diet.

Sodium - Periodic Table of Elements: Los Alamos National Laboratory


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 and Your CKD Diet: How to Spice Up Your Cooking - The ...


When your kidneys are not healthy, extra sodium and fluid build up in your body. This can cause swollen ankles, puffiness, a rise in blood pressure, shortness of ...

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Sodium and Salt - American Heart Association


Jun 16, 2016 ... The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and how the average American diet ...

Sodium: How to tame your salt habit - Mayo Clinic


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 ...

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


Jun 2, 2016 ... You've probably heard that most Americans eat too much sodium, and too much sodium can raise blood pressure – which can have serious ...