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Potassium is used by plants to regulate the process of opening and closing the stomatal openings of their leaves.
By expanding our potassium chloride manufacturing capabilities, we increase the availability of lower sodium foods without sacrificing taste and functionality, said Marcelo Montero, president, Cargills salt group.
Researchers at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in the US have shown, for the first time, that reduced dietary potassium promotes elevated aortic stiffness in a mouse model, as compared with normal-potassium-fed mice, Medical Xpress reported.
A study in mice found for the first time that reducing dietary potassium promoted arterial stiffness, which in humans can lead to heart attacks and strokes.
The scientists tested different levels of potassium on mice that were vulnerable to heart disease when fed a high-fat diet.
The scientists tested different levels of potassium on mice which were vulnerable to heart disease when fed a high-fat diet.
People suffering from reduced kidney function have important health measures to monitor -- key among these is their potassium level.
ill mal our Without potassium, muscles - including your crucial heart muscle - can't work efficiently.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) decrease urinary potassium excretion, which may increase the risk of hyperkalemia in people who are consuming a high-potassium diet or taking potassium supplements.
The Essentiality of Magnesium in Potassium Metabolism
A diet that is high in potassium has been associated with a reduced chance of developing high blood pressure (hypertension), which, in turn, lowers the risk of stroke, heart attack, and heart failure.
A field experiment was conducted for two years (2013 and 2014) to study the effect of foliar spray of potassium and zinc on maize crop under rainfed environment.