Contenido de sodio

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Contenido de sodio

El sodio es un elemento que el cuerpo necesita para funcionar apropiadamente con el fin de regular la presión y el volumen sanguíneos. Para los individuos que son sensibles al sodio, el aumento en la ingesta de este elemento puede contribuir a la presión sanguínea alta. Cuando se vaya a mirar la ingesta de sodio, se aconseja leer las etiquetas cuidadosamente para determinar el contenido total de este elemento, ya que los alimentos enlatados, empacados o congelados pueden tener un contenido de sodio particularmente alto.

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  • Last Reviewed on 06/23/2012
  • David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc. Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, Washington.

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