July 11, 2011
11:00 am

High Sodium, Low Potassium Diet Linked to Increased Risk of Death

Americans who eat a diet high in sodium and low in potassium have a 50 percent increased risk of death from any cause, and about twice the risk of death from heart attacks, according to a study published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The study was conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emory University and Harvard University.


This article originally appeared here: https://tools.cdc.gov/api/embed/downloader/download.asp?m=132608&c=307868. The source website for this article is CDC Newsroom Feed.
The original publication date for this article is July 11, 2011 4:00 pm

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