Human Anatomy and Physiology
Salt (Sodium Chloride)

What does salt does for the body?


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It contains the iodine which was added to prevent goitre. Otherwise it is rather unhealthy.

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Sodium (from sodium chloride) is indispensable for life because it is important for:
- regulation of blood pressure, pH, blood volume, osmotic pressure
- transmission of nervous impulse
- correct neurons function