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Sodium

The electrolyte sodium is one of the most misunderstood nutrients. It is critical to survival and has an important relationship with potassium. While hunter-gatherers consumed 1,000mg or less per day, a typical modern diet often exceeds 3,000mg and is linked to almost all chronic inflammatory conditions including hypertension, heart disease, cancer and autoimmunity.

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