Sixty seconds on . . . potassiumBMJ 2017; 359 doi: http://www.libreriabv.com/10.1136/bmj.j5482 (Published 28 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5482
- Anne Gulland
At last—some useful gardening tips
No, this is not about compost—this is about replacing sodium with potassium in food.
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The Department of Health for England asked the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition to investigate the benefits and risks of reducing the salt content in foods through the use of catchily named potassium based sodium replacers.1 A review of the evidence found that if the salt content was replaced with potassium by 15% to 25% there would be significant …