Potassium Helps Prevent Calcification of Arteries

Adequate potassium has long been linked with good health, and now research has discovered why it can be beneficial to our cardiovascular system. The study, published in the journal JCI Insight, was conducted on mice and examined the effects of low and high potassium intake. In short, they found that increased dietary potassium levels reduced vascular calcification and aortic stiffness. Another good reason to include high potassium foods like bananas and avocados in your diet!

 

 

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