The chemical name for salt is called Sodium Chloride (Nacl). It is one of the most important ingredient that is necessary for human diet. It enhances the taste of food.
IMPORTANCE OF SALT
1. Salt activates the taste of food and its aroma.
2. Salt makes food suitable for consumption, etc.
1. Excessive salt can cause high blood pressure
2. It causes stroke
3. It can cause heart attack
So, avoid excess use of salt in your food.