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Less Salt, More Potassium Lowers Heart Disease Risk: Study

Less Salt, More Potassium Lowers Heart Disease Risk: Study. (2021, November 15). Newsmax Health. https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/heart-sodium-salt-potassium/2021/11/15/id/1044692/?ns_mail_uid=daa0fd2b-5753-4395-93a8-4163a9bc1572&ns_mail_job=DM278898_11272021&s=acs&dkt_nbr=010102jsxlv6

You might want to put the salt shaker down and pick up a banana. Having less sodium and more potassium in your diet is linked to a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new study involving more than 10,000 adults. Prior observational studies had led to confusion about whether reducing current levels of salt in the diet might backfire, raising cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. The new data should put those fears to rest.

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