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Getting more potassium and less salt may cut heart attack, stroke risk

Posted April 12, 2013, 2:05 pm Reena Pande, M.D., Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School Salt is a cheap, easy way to turn on taste buds. Thatís one reason why itís in so many of the foods we eat. Itís so commonly used that most Americans consume more than double the recommended daily limit for it. …

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