Sodium

what it does:

normal cellular fluid level, proper muscle contraction

bodily parts affected:

blood, lymph system, muscles, nerves

deficiency symptoms:

appetite loss, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, intestinal gas, muscle cramps, exhaustion, apathy, low blood pressure

antagonists:

excessive sweating

food sources:

salt, milk, cheese, seafood

Note:

sodium is normally plentiful in the average diet, and excessive sodium can increase blood pressure

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