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Sunday, June 02, 2019
The benefits of consuming more potassium: lower risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and death
Numerous studies have shown that people who consume more potassium have the following benefits:
- Lower risk of heart disease
- Lower risk of stroke
- Lower risk of cancer
- Lower risk of death.
The average U.S. adult consumes 2700 mg/day.
The National Academy of Sciences recommends we consume at least 4700 mg per day.
Below is evidence from several studies about the benefits of consuming more potassium.Read the entire article | Email this article
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
CHOCOLATE & STROKE
People consuming most chocolate, 13% less likely to have stroke, 17% less likely hemorrhagic stroke
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
People consuming the most chocolate were 17% less likely to have a stroke over 10 years
The one-fourth of people with the highest intake of chocolate were 17% less likely to have a stroke over the next 10 years compared to the one-fourth of people who ate the least according to a study from Sweden.
A meta-analysis of 5 studies found similar results, that people consuming the most chocolate were 19% less likely to have a stroke (of any type) compared to people eating the least, the paper notes.Read the entire article | Email this article
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
People eating roughly one egg per day were 28% less likely to die from hemorrhagic stroke
People eating roughly one egg per day were 26% less likely to have a hemorrhagic stroke
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