Hypertension_Sodium_and_Potassium_Recs

Hypertension_Sodium_and_Potassium_Recs - Potassium Content...

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Primary (Essential) Hypertension Recommendations for Sodium and Potassium Intake Sodium Intake of societies w/o Primary HTN: < 50 mmol NaCl ~3,000 mg/day ~1,170 mg/day of Na + ½ t of salt : ~1,150 mg of Na + Intake of socities w/ Primary HTN : ≥100 mmol NaCl ~6,000 mg/day ~2,340 mg/day of Na + 1 t of salt : ~2,300 mg of Na + Institute of Medicine Recommendation: 1,500 mg of Na + /day American Heart Association Recommendation: <2,300 mg of Na + /day Most Americans consume: ≥4,000 mg of Na + /day Potassium Institute of Medicine Recommendation: 120 mmol K + 4,700 mg of K + /day Most Americans consume: 2,300 mg of K + / day Potassium/Sodium Isolated societies w/o Primary HTN: >3.0 Industrialized or Societies w/ Primary HTN: 0.4 Sodium Content of Foods:
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Unformatted text preview: Potassium Content of Foods Frozen Entres (Healthy Choice): 600 mg Potato (1): 940 mg Salad Dressing (2 T): 400 mg Banana (1): 500 mg Soy Sauce (1 T): 850 mg Tuna (fresh, 3 oz: 500 mg Spaghetti Sauce (1C): 900 mg Spinach C: 420 mg McD French Fries (lg): 330 mg Acorn Squash C: 450 mg McD Big Mac 1,010 mg Milk (1 C): 370 mg AuBonPain Grapes (1C): 310 mg Chicken Salsa Wrap 1,440 mg Salmon (3 oz): 390 mg Lentils (1/2 C): 370 mg Panera Raisins (1/4 C): 300 mg Greek Salad w/ dressin: 1,560 mg Orange (1): 230 mg SBarro Supreme Pizza (1 slice) 1,580 mg Tuna (canned, 2 oz): 130 mg Kung Pao Chicken w/ Rice (4C) 2,610 mg...
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