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 […]

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. […]

High Blood Potassium Test – Causes

Although this website is about high potassium foods, people often ask about what to do for a high blood potassium level, called hyperkalemia. This is not a question that should […]

Albuminuria, Sodium And Obesity

A high sodium and low potassium intake leads to cardiovascular disease. Albuminuria is associated with cardiovascular disease. But there have been few studies on sodium intake and albuminuria. Albuminuria is […]

Microalbuminuria And Sodium

High potassium foods are characterized by a high ratio of potassium to sodium. There have been many studies showing the strong preventive relationship between high potassium foods and hypertension, strokes, […]