- To ensure that our nervous system can transmit electrical impulses properly so our muscles can contract
- To help our kidneys regulate blood pressure
Now GUESS WHAT? Our bodies can perform these functions with AS LITTLE AS 1,500mg of SODIUM!!! So that means we must REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF SALT THAT we EAT by remembering to CONSUME foods with LESS THAN 140mg of SODIUM per serving... 350 or MORE is TOO HIGH!
To help you REMEMBER the HIDDEN SALTS, think of them as COLORS: