Salt substitution

Salt substitute are available is potassium chloride, is substituted for a portion of pure sodium chloride.

 The Salt Substitute and Stroke Study involving 20,995 people in rural China defined the balance of benefits and risks of sauce substitute as compared with regular salt on stroke, cardiovascular events, death and clinical hyperkalemia.
Use of salt substitute lead to lower rates of stroke, major adverse cardiovascular events, and deaths from any cause.
There was an increased incidence of hyperkalemia.

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