Salt is a mineral essential for health. such as common salt is used as a spice and food preservative sodium chloride, salt main raw materials are also commonly used as a taste of the meal. But the current world salt consumption is excessive society that trigger many diseases. Can people life without eating salt?
For people who have a disorder of high blood pressure or certain diseases like stroke, salt intake should be limited so as not to aggravate his condition. As a result, busy-busy people are now campaigning to avoid salt. But the truth of the body salt still necessary because the natural man can not live without salt.
“Salt is a substance that is essential for health. This is because the body can not make it and the cells the body needs salt to function optimally,” says Aryan Aiyer, MD, director of the Hospital Magee-Women’s heart center at the University of Pittsburgh.
Institute of Medicine recommends that a person consumes half a teaspoon of salt per day to obtain the level of sodium (sodium) is sufficient for the body. Sodium is an electrolyte that helps maintain muscle function and hydration. That’s also what makes sports drinks typically contain sodium.
Of course, someone will continue to lose sodium through sweat and urine are also deleted. If sodium levels are not replenished, then the possibility of blood pressure will go down far enough and makes a person feel dizzy and saw stars.
“Sodium or sodium in your body acts like a sponge, which is to help the fluid to remain in your blood,” said Rikki Keen, RD a nutrition instructor at the University of Alaska.
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