Salt

Salt

Scientific Name :

Sodium Chloride

Medicinal Value :

Maintains human hydration, replaces human body electrolytes lost during excessive sweating etc

Nutrient Value :

1 tsp of salt contains 2300 mg of sodium

Culinery and Other Values :

Most basic ingredient of almost every dishes. Its even added in sweet dishes. Added to enhance the flavour and taste of the food. Used in certain toothpastes, cool drinks etc.

Glossary :

  • English : Salt
  • Tamil : Uppu
  • Malayalam : Uppu
  • Telugu : Uppu
  • Kannada : Uppu
  • Hindi : Namak
  • Bengali : Laban / Noone
  • Gujarati : Meethu
  • Konkani : Meet
  • Marathi : Mith