Katherine Lang
July 25 2022

  • Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide.
  • Diets high in sodium increase a person’s risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.
  • With the widespread consumption of processed foods, many people find it hard to limit their sodium intake.
  • Now, a study has found that, for women, a potassium-rich diet may combat the effects of a high sodium diet, and lower blood pressure.
  • In men, however, a potassium-rich diet had no significant effect.

According to the World Health OrganizationTrusted Source (WHO), cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide, ending some 17.9 million lives each year

Read more: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/art...740408e9475469