Category Archives: Sodium

Roughly 50 Essential Factors

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The Sodium to Potassium Ratio: Marker for A Low Quality Diet?

The typical Western diet is a low quality diet consumed by many individuals in the developed nations of the Western Europe, North America and Australasia. In particular, the typical Western diet includes high amounts of refined and processed foods that … Continue reading

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Cheap Sports Drink Alternative

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Thoughts on Post Workout Nutrition

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Zinc Deficiency: Altered Taste Perception

Zinc is an important trace mineral, required as a cofactor to more proteins than any other mineral in human nutrition. Evidence suggests that zinc intakes have been declining in Western nations as food habits have changed. In particular, the gradual … Continue reading

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Sodium Does Not Elevate Blood Pressure

Proponents of the sodium theory of blood pressure propose that high intakes of dietary sodium are a cause of elevated blood pressure. This is suggested to occur through an increase in the fluid retained in extracellular tissue including the vascular … Continue reading

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Potassium Chloride as an Alternative to Sodium Chloride

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Do Low Sodium Diets Lower Blood Pressure?

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Fruit And Vegetables Are Cardioprotective: Is Potassium Pivotal?

The theory that high sodium diets cause hypertension is controversial. This is because while some studies do show that high sodium diets cause blood pressure rises in certain subgroups of the population as a whole, they are not able to … Continue reading

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Sodium Restriction Diets

Sodium restriction is recommended as a treatment for cardiovascular disease. This is based largely on the belief that high sodium diets cause water retention in the extracellular space, and this water retention increases blood volume and with it blood pressure. … Continue reading

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