More potassium might reduce stroke risk, meta-analysis finds

03/2/2011 | Reuters

A meta-analysis of 11 studies, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, suggests each additional consumption of 1,640 milligrams of potassium every day corresponds to a 21% drop in stroke risk. Overall, researchers found no strong connection between potassium intake and heart disease risk.

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