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What is the definition of sodium?

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Sodium is a mineral found in most of the foods we eat. The largest source of dietary sodium comes from sodium chloride or table salt. Intake of sodium tends to increase the retention of water.

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American Heart Association: "Heart Failure."

Heart Failure Society of America.

Texas Heart Institute.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on October 29, 2017

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "Heart Failure."

Heart Failure Society of America.

Texas Heart Institute.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on October 29, 2017

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