Why do nutrition labels include sodium levels, do you reckon? - You CAN'T believe it's because sodium is good for you! - You can check which foods are high in sodium/salt here.
There's a little rhyming mnemonic about the famous scientist who discovered sodium:
Sir Humphry Davy,
Who abominated gravy,
Lived in the odium
Of having discovered sodium.
find it curious that although the noun 'odium' gives us the adjective
'odious', there is no parallel adjective 'sodious'. Maybe if Sir
Humphry Davy were alive today, having coined sodium he would relish the chance of coining sodious
too. It would be a useful word and might assist in warning unfortunate
salt-sensitive individuals of the foods they need to avoid. In the
meantime, we must be content with sodium-rich and high in sodium and such composites, and I offer sodious as a suggestion for a new word...(o: