SODIUM

by Dee C. & Jazmyne F.

WHAT IS IT?

Sodium is a mineral that is commonly found in table salt, which is 40% sodium. The other portion of table salt is made of chloride. It is commonly found in baking soda, monosodium, seasonings, fish, poultry, eggs, smoked meats, and regular condiments. Processed and packaged foods have the highest amounts.

POEM

Seasalt is a good substitute for regular tablesalt.

Other sources are found in baking soda, sea salt, and fast foods.

Dietary sodium comes from eating packaged and restaraunt foods.

Increasing you risk of heart disease, kidney disease, and strokes.

Unsalt your snacks, choose unsalted nuts and seeds.

Much sodium can cause blood pressure problems.

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