Feasibility and antihypertensive effect of replacing regular salt with mineral salt -rich in magnesium and potassium- in subjects with mildly elevated blood pressure

@article{Sarkkinen2011FeasibilityAA,
  title={Feasibility and antihypertensive effect of replacing regular salt with mineral salt -rich in magnesium and potassium- in subjects with mildly elevated blood pressure},
  author={Essi S Sarkkinen and Mika J. Kastarinen and Tarja Niskanen and Pia H Karjalainen and Taisa M Ven{\"a}l{\"a}inen and Jay K. Udani and Leo Niskanen},
  journal={Nutrition Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={10},
  pages={88 - 88}
}
BackgroundHigh salt intake is linked to hypertension whereas a restriction of dietary salt lowers blood pressure (BP). Substituting potassium and/or magnesium salts for sodium chloride (NaCl) may enhance the feasibility of salt restriction and lower blood pressure beyond the sodium reduction alone. The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility and effect on blood pressure of replacing NaCl (Regular salt) with a novel mineral salt [50% sodium chloride and rich in potassium chloride (25… 
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