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Overview: Sodium chloride is responsible for the salinity of the extracellular fluid of many multicellular organisms. In its edible form of table salt, it is commonly used as a condiment and food preservative.
Large quantities of sodium chloride are used in many industrial processes, and it is a major source of sodium and chlorine compounds used as feedstocks for further chemical syntheses.
- Absorption and transport of nutrients
- Maintaining blood pressure
- Maintaining fluid balance
- TRansmitting nerve signals
- Contracting And relaxing muscles
Common Dosage: Less than 2300 mg per day