- Helps in the regulation of fluid balance in the body.
- Along with potassium, it helps in maintaining the acid base balance in the body.
- Important for the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
- Essential for nerve and muscle function.
- Salt in processed foods (cheese, smoked meat, packed and fast foods, yeast extract etc.)
- Table salt
- Baking soda
- Decreased blood pressure
- Poor memory
- Impaired concentration
- Muscle weakness