Effect of potassium-enriched salt on cardiovascular mortality and medical expenses of elderly men.

@article{Chang2006EffectOP,
  title={Effect of potassium-enriched salt on cardiovascular mortality and medical expenses of elderly men.},
  author={H Y Chang and Y Hu and Ching-Syang Jack Yue and Yu-Wen Wen and W I Yeh and Li-San Hsu and Shin-Yin Tsai and Wen-Harn Pan},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={83 6},
  pages={1289-96}
}
BACKGROUND The beneficial effects of potassium-enriched salt on blood pressure have been reported in a few short-term trials. The long-term effects of potassium-enriched salt on cardiovascular mortality have not been carefully studied. OBJECTIVE The objective was to examine the effects of potassium-enriched salt on cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality and medical expenditures in elderly veterans. DESIGN Five kitchens of a veteran retirement home were randomized into 2 groups (experimental… CONTINUE READING
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