Helps to regulate blood pressure and blood volume. Sodium also helps in nerve and muscle function.
For individuals who are sodium-sensitive, an increased intake of sodium may contribute to high blood pressure.
Occurs naturally in most foods. However, sodium is also added to various food items.
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