Aptos High School Global Health Odyssey
Health Professionals Use Math for Problem Solving
Ordinary table salt is about 40% sodium. The rest is chlorine, with a trace of iodine
The regular daily allowance for sodium is about 2400 mg, or 2.4 grams. When a doctor prescribes a low sodium diet, it is often limited to 1 gram or less of sodium.
- How many milligrams of sodium is this?
- How much salt can go into the diet of someone limited to 1 gram of sodium?
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