Sodium

Salt or sodium is necessary for maintaining fluid and acid-base balance.

Sodium, is the major positively charged ion in the blood and body fluids. When mixed with chloride it creates table salt. Salt or sodium are necessary for our body to perform functions like maintaining normal fluid and acid-base balance. Many people suffer from high blood pressure which is cause by excessive intake from salt, this occurs when we consume too many products that have large quantities of sodium like eating fast food every day or adding large amounts of salt to our dishes.

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