Potassium & CV Risk Factors

Research Paper Title Effect of Increased Potassium Intake on Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-analyses. Study Question What are the effects of increased potassium intake on blood pressure, mortality and morbidity from cardiovascular diseases, and incidence of adverse effects in apparantly healthy adults and children without acute illness or impaired renal handling… Read More

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News: The WHO, Sodium and Potassium

WHO Issues New Guidance on Dietary Salt and Potassium Adults should consume less than 2,000 mg (2 grams) of sodium, or 5 grams of salt, and at least 3,510 mg (3.5 grams) of potassium per day, according to new guidelines issued by the WHO. A person with either elevated sodium levels and low potassium levels… Read More