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Sodium 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 Periodic table it is  ...

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  ...

About Sodium (Salt) - American Heart Association

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Dec 8, 2015 ... 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

CDC - DHDSP - Sodium and Food

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Feb 29, 2016 ... Most of the sodium Americans eat comes from packaged, processed, store- bought, and restaurant foods. Only a small amount comes from salt ...

Blood Sodium Level Test: Purpose, Procedure & Results - Healthline

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A sodium blood test is a routine test to help your doctor learn more about your health. It is also called a serum sodium test. Sodium is a mineral essential to your  ...

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 ...

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Sodium and Salt - American Heart Association

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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

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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 ...

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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 ...