Understanding the patterns and trends of sodium intake, potassium intake, and sodium to potassium ratio and their effect on hypertension in China.

@article{Du2014UnderstandingTP,
  title={Understanding the patterns and trends of sodium intake, potassium intake, and sodium to potassium ratio and their effect on hypertension in China.},
  author={Shufa Du and Carolina Batis and Huijun Wang and Bing Zhang and Jiguo Zhang and Barry M Popkin},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={334-43}
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies have shown inconsistent effects of sodium reduction, potassium intake, and the ratio of sodium to potassium (Na/K ratio) on hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases. Major gaps exist in knowledge regarding these issues in China. OBJECTIVE We analyzed the patterns and trends of dietary sodium intake, potassium intake, and the Na/K ratio and their relations with incident hypertension in China. DESIGN The China Health and Nutrition Survey cohort includes 16,869… CONTINUE READING
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