Dietary effects on blood pressure.

  title={Dietary effects on blood pressure.},
  author={Siegfried Heyden and Curtis G. Hames},
  journal={Nutrition and metabolism},
  volume={24 Suppl 1},
Low density potassium intake, particularly among black hypertensive patients, appears to contribute significantly to this disease and its major sequellae. The high sodium intake of industrialized societies and the epidemic prevalence of hypertension must be considered in the light of a relatively greater urinary potassium excretion as compared to a low… CONTINUE READING