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What is the recommended amount of sodium per day?

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Dr. Jason Cogdill
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Opinions differ

There are multiple organizations that give different answer for this topic.
Nearly all of them given a number well under the us average intake. Many of the organizations recommend 100 meq/day, which is equal to 2.3g (2300mg) of sodium or 6g (6000mg) of sodium chloride.

In brief: Opinions differ

There are multiple organizations that give different answer for this topic.
Nearly all of them given a number well under the us average intake. Many of the organizations recommend 100 meq/day, which is equal to 2.3g (2300mg) of sodium or 6g (6000mg) of sodium chloride.
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