What is sodium?

Sodium helps the normal operation of blood pressure, nerves and muscles. It can be found mainly in dairy products and processed meats such as sausages and ham.

Recommended daily intake The recommended daily intake for
adults is 2 to 4 grams.

Intake and problems

Lack of sodium can cause symptoms such as drowsiness, hypoglycemia, and palpitations; excessive intake of sodium can cause edema and high blood pressure. Healthy people excrete excess sodium through the kidneys.

Foods rich in sodium

 
species
content
Meat
100g beef
1.2g
 
Corned beef 100g
1.1g
 
100g smoked ham
1.5g
 
Barbecued pork one ounce
750 mg
Cereals
A cup of wheat bran
450 mg
 
A hot dog
580 mg
Dairy products
Half a cup of cottage cheese
450 mg
Fruits and vegetables
Tomato Juice 6oz
650 mg
 
Raisins toast
480 mg
other
A tablespoon of soy sauce
900 mg
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