Welcome To High Potassium Foods

Many people visit this site just to find out how much potassium is in a particular food. The best way to find this out is to click on the “Links […]

Bicarbonate Precursors, Alkaline Diet And Pendrin

High potassium foods protect against hypertension, stroke, osteoporosis, and kidney stones. Potassium and bicarbonate precursors combine to protect against these problems. Together they provide food that is balanced for how […]

Sodium Potassium Ratio, Race And Death

There are genetic differences that may contribute to slight differences in blood pressure response to sodium and potassium intake. These genetic differences may vary among races. They may explain the […]

Hypertension, Kidney And Sodium Review

Doctors in practice are focused on treating hypertension. A growing number are interested in the cause of primary hypertension so they can prevent it. For several decades, studies on the […]

Swiss Strategy To Reduce Salt

The Swiss have a 26% prevalence of hypertension in their general population with 50% hypertension in those more than 60 years old. The medical community in this country is seeking […]

Sodium Mortality Debate

Within the medical community there continues to be a debate about whether lower sodium consumption reduces cardiovascular mortality. The debate involves two schools of thought. The first is that the […]

Low Sodium Diet – Dangerous?

High potassium foods are foods that are low in sodium and high in potassium and that produce an alkaline urine. The low sodium aspect of the diet has been challenged […]

Less Sodium And CVD

The high potassium foods diet has been shown to reduce blood pressure, strokes, and cardiovascular disease. These foods have a high ratio of potassium to sodium and they produce an […]

Deadly Low Sodium Diet?

Here we go again. Claims about the low sodium diet being deadly. These types of papers resurface every few years and elicit multiple responses pointing out their flaws. Occasionally the […]

Yin-Yang Of Sodium Potassium

Sodium and potassium have opposite effects on blood pressure. The balance between them determines many bodily processes. Blood pressure’s relation to sodium and potassium is one of the most studied […]

Salt Sensitivity And Epigenetics

High potassium foods are foods that are high in potassium and low in sodium, giving a high ratio of potassium to sodium. They are important for the prevention of hypertension. […]