Potassium-rich high diets reduce stroke risk.
Those who eat lots of potassium-rich foods as part of their diet may be less likely to suffer a stroke, a new research review finds.
The research review of eleven studies monitored 247,000 plus adults discovered that when the increase of potassium intake, the risk of participants experiencing a stroke decreased.
It is foods high in potassium that deserve the credit, such as, fruits and veg . They are good for heart health and make for a healthy diet .
These findings support medical advice that diets containing an increased intake of fruit and veg go towards lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease as well as other illnesses.
Potassium is an important mineral that helps regulation of the heartbeat, conduct nerve impulses and enables contraction of the muscles.
The majority of adults need around 4,700 milligrams of potassium on a daily basis.
Potassium is in many fruit and veg such as tomatoes, potatoes, plums, bananas and raisins are amongst the richest sources. Additional sources include dairy products, beans and molasses.