Salt which is also known as Sodium is a mineral that the body requires to function properly, but beware because too much, or too little, can be harmful.
Sodium is involved in a number of functions in the body including;
- Muscle contraction
- Blood pressure
- Water balance
To read more about why we need sodium, what happens if we eat too much or too little salt, why we crave salt in different situations and also how to beat salt cravings then click through to the Huffington post interview.