American Dietetic Association http://www.eatright.org/
Canadian Council on Food and Nutrition http://www.ccfn.ca/
Dietitians of Canada http://www.dietitians.ca/
Chapter 8 sodium and potassium. Health.gov website. Available at: http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/dga2005/document/html/chapter8.htm. Updated July 9, 2008. Accessed April 18, 2012.
The American Dietetic Association's Complete Food & Nutrition Guide
. 3rd ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Inc; 2006.
Food sources of potassium. Health.gov website. Available at: http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/dga2005/document/html/appendixb.htm. Updated July 9, 2008. Accessed April 18, 2012.
Hypertension. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/. Accessed February 15, 2008.
Hypokalemia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/. Updated January 2, 2011. Accessed April 17, 2012.
Garrison R, Somer E. The Nutrition Desk Reference. New Canaan, CT: Keats Publishing; 1995.
Wardlaw G, Insel P. Perspectives in Nutrition
. 2nd ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Year Book; 1993.
Whelton PK, He J, Cutler JA, et al. Effects of oral potassium on blood pressure. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials.
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © 2012 EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.
It's time to stop guessing. If you want to make some changes but just aren't sure how, the free personal health survey from LiveWell is a great place to start.
Fight heart disease and prevent heart attacks. HeartSHAPE® is a painless, non-invasive test that checks pictures of your heart for early-stage coronary disease.
How many calories do you need to eat each day to maintain your weight and fuel your physical activity? Enter a few of your stats into this calculator to find out.
Using body mass index as a reference, this calculator determines your ideal body weight range. All you need to do is enter your height.
This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.
Wellmont Nurse Connection is your resource for valuable health information any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Speak to a Nurse any time, day or night, at (423) 723-6877 or toll-free at 1-877-230-NURSE.
You clicked on a link that will cause you to leave myWellmont.
For security purposes you will be signed out.