Chloride

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Functions

  • nerve and muscle function
  • water balance (with sodium)

Deficiency

  • impaired electrolyte balance

Good Sources

  • Salt

Adequate Intakes (AI)

  • Males and Females (Adults)
    • 2.3 g
  • Sufficient data to set RDA are unavailable

Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (UL)

  • Adults (19 to 50 years)
    • 3.6 g

Intakes above UL may lead to negative health consequences.

Supplementation

  • Not necessary, not recommended


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