Web Toolbar by Wibiya
Login | Sign Up AnonymousUser
twiter
New to Comunitee?


or Sign Up with Email

Health

>> CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Latest News

MAR 01, 2013 - Yahoo! News

A Must Read - Share

Food labels often missing potassium content

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most packaged food labels don't list the amount of potassium the foods contain, according to a new study by New York City health workers. That's concerning, researchers said, both because many health-conscious people want to make sure they're getting plenty of potassium, and some others - including those with impaired kidneys - have to restrict how much of it they consume. Among people without potassium-related diet restrictions, the mineral has been tied to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death. The Institute of Medicine recommends most adults get 4. ...

Tags: Food labels often missing potassium content,  Cardiovascular Disease Latest News