Features February 2016 Issue

Potassium May Help Protect Your Heart and Kidneys

Fruits and nuts are excellent sources of potassium and other key nutrients.

Potassium May Help Protect Your Heart and Kidneys

Learn the key food sources that will supply generous amounts of this important nutrient, and why potassium is so key to heart health.

Maintaining healthy levels of potassium in your body is beneficial, regardless of any health concerns. But if you have type 2 diabetes, higher levels of urinary potassium excretion may actually help lower your risk of kidney and cardiovascular risks. Thatís according to a study published recently in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

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