The Blood Pressure Miracle Basic Guide: With 200 Fruity Recipes: Zero Cholesterol: Low Saturated Fat: Low Sodium + High Potassium
By Eat To Live
Published: January 6, 2013.
It has been estimated that the average American only takes in about half the daily recommended amount of potassium, or about 2 grams.Most of the foods the average American eats are high in sodium and low in potassium.
When they looked at the sodium-potassium ratio, they found those who had the worst ratio — the highest sodium and lowest potassium — had twice the risk of death from heart disease.