By Lili Lomas and Shruti Asodaria

Role of Sodium in Human Body

Sodium controls blood volume and blood pressure. It also maintains normal water balance in the body and help with muscle contraction.

Consequences of Insufficient Levels of Sodium in The Body

You could have:

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Stroke
  • Increase of Lipids in your blood

Foods Where Sodium is Found

  • Bread and Rolls
  • Meat
  • Processed food
  • Salty snacks